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# capital-punishment - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Capital punishment, fining criminals and how to stop wasting water
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# Oireachtas Agenda

Capital punishment, fining criminals and how to stop wasting water

Apr 8th 2014, 9:00 AM 6,206 Views 2 Comments

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

# capital-punishment - Monday 31 March, 2014

Dublin's number one problem - who will replace Stephen Cluxton this weekend?
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From The42
# Capital Punishment

Dublin's number one problem - who will replace Stephen Cluxton this weekend?

Mar 31st 2014, 1:16 PM 5,998 Views 8 Comments

Sean Currie came off the bench following Cluxton’s red card — but will he get the nod for Sunday’s game against Tyrone?

# capital-punishment - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Iraq executions top 150 this year so far
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Iraq executions top 150 this year so far

Nov 23rd 2013, 10:30 AM 5,948 Views 20 Comments

The level of death sentences carried out is at highest since 2008 – even though critics say that conviction procedures fall short of international standards.

# capital-punishment - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

American confesses to murder as he is executed
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# Death Penalty

American confesses to murder as he is executed

Oct 16th 2013, 7:00 PM 29,865 Views 215 Comments

William Happ raped and strangled Angie Crowley in 1986 but only confessed as he lay on execution table.

# capital-punishment - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

The winners and losers from the Lions’ defeat to the Brumbies
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From The42
# Capital Punishment

The winners and losers from the Lions’ defeat to the Brumbies

Jun 18th 2013, 1:44 PM 8,200 Views 12 Comments

Few players put their hand up in the Australian capital for Test match selection apart from the benchwarmers.

# capital-punishment - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Former death row inmates fight capital punishment
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# Capital Punishment

Former death row inmates fight capital punishment

Jun 12th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,182 Views 12 Comments

The World Congress against the death penalty opens today in Madrid, and some former inmates spoke about their thoughts on the issue.

# capital-punishment - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Death penalty stats show increase in executions but drop in death sentences
# Executions
# Executions

Death penalty stats show increase in executions but drop in death sentences

Apr 10th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,261 Views 21 Comments

The Amnesty International figures have revealed that while the number of people executed last year rose by two, there were 201 less death sentences handed down.

# capital-punishment - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Poll: Do you agree with the death penalty?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with the death penalty?

Mar 16th 2013, 11:55 AM 15,327 Views 205 Comments

As the US state of Maryland votes to abolish it, we’re asking: do you agree with capital punishment?

# capital-punishment - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Petitions in three Irish cities to mark World Death Penalty Day
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# Capital Punishment

Petitions in three Irish cities to mark World Death Penalty Day

Oct 10th 2012, 7:15 AM 10,348 Views 99 Comments

Amnesty International Ireland will collect signatures hoping to prevent the execution of Anthony Haynes in Texas this month.

# capital-punishment - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Poll: Do you agree with the death penalty?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with the death penalty?

Apr 24th 2012, 10:09 AM 7,258 Views 183 Comments

Which is more appropriate, a death penalty or a life in prison without parole? Have your say…

Californians to vote on measure to abolish death penalty
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

Californians to vote on measure to abolish death penalty

Apr 24th 2012, 7:29 AM 2,161 Views 23 Comments

Supporters of the measure argue it could save the state millions of dollars. No one has been executed in the state since 2006.

# capital-punishment - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

China is the world's 'number one executioner' - Amnesty report
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

China is the world's 'number one executioner' - Amnesty report

Mar 27th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,474 Views 56 Comments

A new report says that the number of countries who have the death penalty is declining but there has been a surge in the number of executions in the Middle East.

# capital-punishment - Monday 12 December, 2011

South African woman executed in China
# China
# China

South African woman executed in China

Dec 12th 2011, 3:18 PM 5,086 Views 35 Comments

Janice Bronwyn Linden was executed after being convicted for smuggling drugs into China – despite an appeal for clemency from the South African president.

# capital-punishment - Sunday 18 September, 2011

In pictures: the Kilmacud Crokes Sevens
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From The42
# Capital Gains

In pictures: the Kilmacud Crokes Sevens

Sep 18th 2011, 12:44 PM 792 Views 0 Comments

Some of Gaelic football’s biggest names lined out for the annual tournament in the capital this weekend.

# capital-punishment - Thursday 4 August, 2011

British MPs may debate death penalty reintroduction
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

British MPs may debate death penalty reintroduction

Aug 4th 2011, 11:37 AM 1,277 Views 15 Comments

Capital punishment debate petition has been generating support online, but needs 100,000 signatures before being considered for House of Commons debate.

# capital-punishment - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Column: A view to a kill – Why lawyers and judges should witness executions
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: A view to a kill – Why lawyers and judges should witness executions

Jul 27th 2011, 7:30 PM 44 Views 30 Comments

Legal analyst Andrew Cohen argues in The Atlantic that legal argument on lethal injections cannot continue without those involved in the debate seeing exactly what happens in the death chamber.

# capital-punishment - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Chinese student executed for road rage murder
# China
# China

Chinese student executed for road rage murder

Jun 7th 2011, 4:16 PM 1,022 Views 6 Comments

The 21-year-old student stabbed a young mother to death after accidentally hitting her with his car so he would not have to pay compensation.

# capital-punishment - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Bahrain sentences four to death after anti-government demos
# Bahrain
# Bahrain

Bahrain sentences four to death after anti-government demos

Apr 28th 2011, 11:09 AM 343 Views 0 Comments

Four demonstrators are sentenced to death, and another three given life in prison, for killing police officers last month.

# capital-punishment - Monday 20 September, 2010

Virginia to execute first woman in nearly a century
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Virginia to execute first woman in nearly a century

Sep 20th 2010, 5:59 PM 276 Views 0 Comments

The state of Virgina is getting ready to execute a woman – despite claims that she suffers from severe learning difficulties.