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Indonesian Court Condemns 8 Taiwanese to Death for Drug Smuggling

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A Jakarta court sentenced eight Taiwanese to death Thursday on charges of trying to smuggle in about 1,000 kilograms (2,200 pounds) of crystal methamphetamine last [more…]

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Indian Authorities Approve Death Penalty for Rape of Children Below 12 – Reports

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Indian government on Saturday approved an ordinance to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act to introduce the [more…]

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Pakistan court sentences man to death penalty, life imprisonment to five others for Mashal Khan lynching incident

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On Wednesday, an anti-terrorism court in the Pakistani city of Haripur sentenced one man to death, and five others to life imprisonment, for killing 23-year-old [more…]

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8 Years Since Last Thai Execution, Future of Death Penalty Uncertain

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BANGKOK — Those campaigning for the abolition of the death penalty may take solace in the fact that no one has been executed for eight [more…]