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A Bangladesh war crimes court found a British-based Muslim leader and a US citizen guilty in absentia for atrocities committed during the 1971 war of independence.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 09:36
Florida has executed a 51-year-old man for the 1986 rape and strangulation of a woman he encountered by chance in a convenience store parking lot.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 15:10
Amnesty International urged the Indian authorities to commute all death sentences to life imprisonment and impose a moratorium on executions.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 18:22
SIT wants capital punishment for former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, Babu Bajrangi and 28 others, as per reports.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 08:54
The lawyers of the two men, who were sentenced to death in the heinous December 16 gang-rape and murder case, withdrew from the matter.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 00:06
A white gunman who spewed racial slurs before fatally shooting a black man and a police officer in a 1994 rampage was executed in Ohio with the state`s last use of its execution drug.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 11:04
An eminent human rights body on Thursday asked India to immediately stop impending executions and renew its moratorium on capital punishment.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 13:07
The execution of two death row convicts in a 13-year-old rape-cum-murder case, scheduled for Thursday, was stayed by the Supreme Court.
Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 14:27
The Pakistan People`s Party suspension on the death penalty, issued in 2008, expired on June 30.
Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 11:21
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has hailed the growing momentum against capital punishment.
Last Updated: Friday, May 10, 2013, 08:40
A special Bangladeshi tribunal handed down death penalty to Muhammad Quamaruzzaman for collaborating in the mass murder of 164 unarmed civilians in 1971.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 07, 2013, 12:40
The wife of Devinderpal Singh Bhullar moved the Supreme Court seeking stay on the execution of the 1993 Delhi bomb blast convict`s death sentence.
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