Pakistan executes 4 death-row prisoners in different jails of Punjab
Total number of executions has reached 66 since the country reversed the self-imposed moratorium on the death penalty in December.
Death row convict accuses MQM chief in a video from jail
Television channels reported late night that President Mamnoon Hussain had postponed...
Lahore High Court acquits four death row convicts
At least 19 people were killed and 35 others injured in the suicide attack at Shah-i-Najaf Imambargah in Rawalpindi in 2002.
Rajiv Pratap Rudy welcomes release of Indian fishermen on death row
Various parties and sections of society across Tamil Nadu had raised voices after a Sri Lankan court awarded death penalty to the fishermen, hailing from TN.
Pakistan set to execute 55 of 500 death-row militants
Several mercy appeals were pending since 2012 as former President Asif Zardari refused to take any action due to moratorium on executions.
Amnesty hails SC ruling on death row prisoners
"The verdict places a strong emphasis on the human rights of all persons, and should steer the country towards completely doing away with the death penalty,"
Tamil Nadu fishermen on death row in Sri Lanka will be freed: O Panneerselvam
The family members of P Emerson, R Wilson, P Augustus, J Langlet and K Prasath of Rameswaram called on Panneerselvam here today.
End death penalty and endless death row
The Supreme Court’s commuting to life imprisonment the death sentence should be seen as a step towards abolishing capital punishment in India.
Death penalty debate rages on as court considers plea of Nirbhaya convict
There are over 50 countries that still allow capital punishment and gruesome crimes such as the Nirbhaya gang rape-and-murder case serve as a reminder that the issue of doing away with death penalty is not a settled one. The US-based Death Penalty Information Center states that there are 146 countries that have totally abolished death penalty.
Bangladesh Supreme Court to decide fate of 2 death-row opposition leaders tomorrow
Both Mujahid and Chowdhury are in their late 60s and were senior ministers in ex-prime minister Khaleda Zia's BNP-led coalition government with Jamaat being its key partner.
Bangladesh SC sets November 17 to hear pleas of death-row war criminals
Bangladesh's Supreme Court today set November 17 to hear the final review petitions filed by two opposition leaders sentenced to death.
Yakub Memon has not made his will so far: Anil Gedam, lawyer
Gedam said that after his execution as per the TADA court verdict, Yakub's mortal remains are most likely to be claimed by his family tomorrow.
Up to investigators to sort it out: Shashi Tharoor on Sunanda Pushkar's death row
Asked what he would say on AIIMS' forensic dept's head Dr Gupta's allegations, Tharoor only said, "Nothing to say about anything about that person."
Eight more death row prisoners hanged as Pakistan resumes execution after Ramzan
More than 8,000 prisoners are on death row in Pakistan and about 160 convicts have been executed since the Nawaz Sharif government lifted moratorium on death penalty.
Tihar jail asks UP for two hangmen, speculation over Nirbhaya killers' execution
The Tihar Jail in Delhi has asked Uttar Pradesh to provide two hangmen on short notice, amid reports that four men convicted in the Nirbhaya rape-and-murder case may be executed soon. Uttar Pradesh's Additional Director General (Prisons) Anand Kumar told reporters on Thursday that the department is ready to provide the hangmen.
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