Thursday, 8 February 2018
A Pakistani court sentenced one person to death and five others to life imprisonment on Wednesday for lynching a student accused of blasphemy, a crime which sent shockwaves through the conservative Muslim country. Mashal Khan, 23, was stripped, beaten and shot by a gang made up mostly of students last April before being thrown from the second floor of his dormitory at Abdul Wali Khan University in the northwestern city of Mardan. The brutality of the attack, which was recorded on mobile phone ...
Wednesday, 12 April 2017
A Houthi court has sentenced abducted journalist Yahya Abduraqeeb al-Jubaihi to death on Wednesday, accusing him of collaborating with enemy states, activists said. Yemeni sources said that the verdict was surprising as there was no prior trial and the journalist was not given the right to appoint a lawyer to defend him. The Houthi court accused Jubaihi of helping President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi’s government of conducting killings and attacks in Houthi-held areas. The Houthi-controlled ...
Monday, 10 April 2017
A military court in Pakistan has sentenced an Indian spy agent to death for carrying out espionage and sabotage activities in Balochistan and Karachi, news reports have revealed. It was reported on Monday that Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed death sentence to Kulbhushan Yadav under the Pakistan Army Act (PAA). According to an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release, Kulbhusan Sundir Yadav alias Hussein Mubarak Patel was arrested on March ...
Friday, 17 February 2017
A Sudanese court has sentenced a defendant to death after he was found guilty of raping a two-year-old girl to death last year. It was revealed that the 30-year-old defendant had raped the toddler to death before dumping her body in a well in Eastern Khartoum. The publicly infamous case has sparked protests by Sudanese activists, who called for maximum penalty for the defendant. An earlier death sentence against the defendant was overturned by the Sudanese appeals court last June, before a ...
Saturday, 10 December 2016
Habara has been convicted in 2014 of killing 25 army conscripts in North Sinai in August 2013, near the border with Israel
Wednesday, 3 August 2016
Delaware’s death penalty law is unconstitutional in light of a US Supreme Court ruling earlier this year, the state’s high court ruled
Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Judge Najat Abou Chakra convicted 73 Syrians, 32 Lebanese and one Palestinian of belonging to ‘terrorist organizations’
Saturday, 14 May 2016
This means all federally approved drugmakers whose medications could be used for executions have now put them off limits
Sunday, 14 February 2016
United Arab Emirates on Sunday sentenced four men to death in absentia for joining the militant ISIS group
Friday, 30 October 2015
The court issued the final verdict for Shahram Ahmadi, who was first charged in 2012, on Oct. 25