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US state poised for first execution with fentanyl
US state poised for first execution with fentanyl
Nebraska was scheduled...
Nevada postpones execution using controversial opioid
Nevada postpones execution using controversial opioid
The US state of Nevada postponed the execution by lethal injection of a murderer with the controversial opioid fentanyl on Wednesday, hours before...
[Video]Inside North Korea's death camps
[Video]Inside North Korea's death camps
Survivors of North Korea's notorious detention camps share their stories of brutality, starvation and witnessing frequent executions.
US pharmacy blocked from selling execution drug
US pharmacy blocked from selling execution drug
A federal judge has temporarily blocked an Oklahoma pharmacy from providing an execution drug to the Missouri department of corrections for an...
Seven men executed in Saudi Arabia after rejected appeal
Seven men executed in Saudi Arabia after rejected appeal
The men were also convicted of looting and armed robbery and were executed on Wednesday, according to the country's official news agency.
Three executions in Japan since Shinzo Abe's appointment
Three executions in Japan since Shinzo Abe's appointment
The justice ministry said the executions were carried out in the early hours of Thursday in three different locations. One of the condemned men,...
Zimbabwe finds new hangman, Amnesty fears new executions
Zimbabwe finds new hangman, Amnesty fears new executions
Since the last executioner retired in 2005, 76 prisoners have been held on Death Row. Prison officials last week said only that the search for a...
SA woman jailed in China unaware of impending execution
SA woman jailed in China unaware of impending execution
A South African woman is due to be executed by the Chinese government for smuggling drugs into that country, eNews channel reported on Sunday.
The tale of the accidental hangman
The tale of the accidental hangman
As a teenager, Babul Miah was sent to prison for a murder he says he never committed. By the time of his release two decades later, he'd sent 17...
China is globe's most prolific executioner
China is globe's most prolific executioner
China, Iran, North Korea, Yemen and the United States carried out the most executions last year, bucking a global trend towards the abolition of...

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