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Malaysian to be hanged in Singapore after court dismisses appeal

A judge can commute the sentence to life in prison if the offender acted only as a courier and cooperated with authorities

Singapore to conduct another execution for drug trafficking, say activists

Singapore has faced mounting calls to abolish the death penalty, but continues to insist that it has helped keep the city-state safe

Cardinal Bo appeals to Myanmar’s military not to execute political opponents,...

“If the regime goes through with this, it marks a new low for this already brutal, barbaric, inhumane and criminal junta,” said Cardinal Bo

Pakistan court upholds death sentence for two Christians

In prison since 2011, the brothers were first arrested for allegedly publishing blasphemous materials on the internet

Malaysia to abolish mandatory death penalty

Further study would be conducted on what sentences could be substituted for the death penalty

Man sentenced to death for Indian holy city bombings

Nearly 500 people are on death row in India, and capital sentences for murder and terrorism convictions are common, but executions are rare

Amnesty International highlights ‘worrying rise’ in global executions

At least 579 executions were carried out across 18 countries in 2021 -- a 20 percent increase on 2020

Singapore executes mentally disabled man despite outcry

Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam was arrested in 2009 for trafficking a small amount of heroin into the city-state

Singaporeans hold vigil for Malaysians facing execution

The demonstrators held electric candles, torches, and signs reading "Abolish the death penalty" and "End oppression, not life"

Four sentenced to hang in Bangladesh over celebrated writer’s murder

The men brutally maimed award-winning author and language professor Humayun Azad outside a book fair in 2004

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