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Pakistani woman sentenced to death for ‘blasphemous’ WhatsApp status

Blasphemy is a hugely sensitive issue in Muslim-majority Pakistan, and laws prohibiting it can carry a potential death sentence

Taiwan retains capital punishment, undermines claim to be bastion of rights

Despite its frequent use against dissidents during decades of martial law, most polls show Taiwanese still support the death penalty

Japan executes three prisoners in first hangings since 2019

Worldwide, at least 483 people were executed last year in 18 countries, according to rights watchdog Amnesty International

North Korea trying to hide executions from world: rights group

North Korean escapees said executions were carried out at closely monitored sites with authorities ensuring no information gets out

Filipino boxing champ Manny Pacquiao backtracks stand on death penalty revival

"Right now, I’m just holding it. I’m not pushing right now because of the situation of this country,” said Manny Pacquiao

Singapore court delays execution of Malaysian disabled person due to COVID-19

Nagaenthran Dharmalingam, 33, was scheduled to be executed by hanging in Singapore’s Changi prison on Wednesday

Bangladesh sentences five militants to death for killing US blogger

They belonged to an al Qaeda-inspired domestic militant group

Philippine church leaders counter attempts to campaign for revival of death...

Revival of the death penalty ‘will not resolve the faults’ in the country’s justice system

Choose life: Reflections on the reimposition of the death penalty

Legalizing the death penalty in the Philippines one more time is not a sign of progression, but retrogression

Singapore’s death row sister

For four decades, Sister Fernandez has taken the last walk with 18 Singaporean men sentenced to death by hanging

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