The 185 were charged with terrorism, murder, damaging public property and possession of weapons
Wasila Tasi’u is on trial for the murder of her 35-year-old husband
EU: blasphemy laws are increasingly used to target vulnerable minority groups in Pakistan
The non-binding measures now go to the full Assembly for a vote expected next month
The ruling was the first death sentence handed down against members of the Sinai-based faction
The mother of five was found guilty of making derogatory remarks about the prophet
Iraq had the highest number of executions since the 2013 fall of Saddam Hussein
Meriam Ibrahim was on death row after being convicted of apostasy for marrying a Christian in 2011
The leader and members of the Brotherhood were charged over violence in Egypt's Minya
The execution came after Iran's Supreme Court upheld his death sentence
Sadiq al-Mahdi, who 'insulted state security forces,' faces charges that could lead to the death penalty
Clayton Lockett, 38, was declared unconscious 10 minutes after the first of the state's new three-drug lethal injection combination was administered
According to the United Nations, more than 170 people have been executed in Iran since the beginning of 2014
Iran has executed at least 170 people since January 2014 and comes second in the world in terms of executions
Since President Hassan Rowhani, a relative moderate in Iran, took office last August, there has been a surge in executions
Justice minister says government owes more than $34 million to contractor companies providing food for prisoners
Saudi Arabia's supreme court has upheld a death sentence handed down against a teacher convicted of kidnapping and raping eight young girls
Malaysian judge said the Malaysian couple consistently withheld food from the maid during the three years she worked for them
The defendants were tried in absentia
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is is charged with committing one of the largest attacks on U.S. soil since Sept. 11, 2001
A minimum of 169 people were sentenced to death in 2013. The country’s highest such figures in 2003
Between 15 and 20 women die in so-called “honor” murders each year in the kingdom
If murder is wrong (and we all agree that it is) then how can state-sanctioned murder be justified by saying that this is a way of seeking justice?
Amnesty International has recently urged Hamas to halt a public execution against two prisoners after Muslim holidays, a move described by the charity ...
Pakistan’s new government, trying to appear determined to rein in escalating crime and militancy, has ended a ban on the death penalty, in a ...
The U.S. state of Texas on Wednesday executed its 500th convict since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976, a record in a country where capital ...
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