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#Death Row

# death-row - This month November 2022

Two inmates convicted of murder executed in US
# Death Row
# Death Row

Two inmates convicted of murder executed in US

Nov 17th 2022, 8:00 AM 30,746 Views 27 Comments

Murray Hooper was 76-years-old when he was put to death.

# death-row - Last month October 2022

US Supreme Court rejects appeal from Oklahoma death row inmate
# Death Row
# Death Row

US Supreme Court rejects appeal from Oklahoma death row inmate

Oct 19th 2022, 7:14 PM 9,239 Views 6 Comments

Benjamin Cole was sentenced to death in 2004 for the murder of his daughter, Brianna.

# death-row - Last year 2021

Japan executes three prisoners for first time since 2019
# Death Row
# Death Row

Japan executes three prisoners for first time since 2019

Dec 21st 2021, 7:08 AM 41,509 Views 72 Comments

Japan and the US are the only members of the G7 group of developed countries that still use the death penalty.

# death-row - All time

Pakistani professor sentenced to death for blasphemy
# Junaid Hafeez
# Junaid Hafeez

Pakistani professor sentenced to death for blasphemy

Dec 21st 2019, 5:46 PM 60,106 Views 77 Comments

Junaid Hafeez was arrested in 2013 for allegedly posting derogatory remarks against Prophet Mohammed online.

Man (37) who was convicted of two murders executed in Texas jail
# Mark Soliz
# Mark Soliz

Man (37) who was convicted of two murders executed in Texas jail

Sep 11th 2019, 7:14 AM 15,560 Views 20 Comments

In his last words, Mark Soliz apologised “for the grief and the pain that I caused”.

Temporary reprieve for more than 700 death row inmates as California suspends executions
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Temporary reprieve for more than 700 death row inmates as California suspends executions

Mar 13th 2019, 7:18 AM 14,594 Views 25 Comments

The west-coast state hasn’t carried out an execution since 2006, but 25 inmates have exhausted all of their appeals.

Death row inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection, second inmate to do so in last two months
# Tennessee
# Tennessee

Death row inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection, second inmate to do so in last two months

Dec 6th 2018, 9:16 PM 31,962 Views 47 Comments

Both David Earl Miller and Edmund Zagorski before him chose the electric chair over lethal injection.

Pakistani Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy, freed from jail
# Asia Bibi
# Asia Bibi

Pakistani Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy, freed from jail

Nov 7th 2018, 9:59 PM 26,202 Views 54 Comments

The country’s highest court last week overturned Bibi’s conviction and ordered her release

Man put to death by electric chair in Tennessee after last minute appeal denied
# Death Row
# Death Row

Man put to death by electric chair in Tennessee after last minute appeal denied

Nov 2nd 2018, 7:18 AM 30,628 Views 66 Comments

Zagorski was sentenced to death for the 1983 murders of two men.

Man executed in Nebraska prison using untested lethal injection
# Fentanyl
# Fentanyl

Man executed in Nebraska prison using untested lethal injection

Aug 15th 2018, 7:57 AM 34,795 Views 64 Comments

Carey Dean Moore received a lethal concoction containing diazepam, fentanyl and potassium chloride.

'Botched' execution in Alabama amounted to 'torture', lawyer claims
# Doyle Hamm
# Doyle Hamm

'Botched' execution in Alabama amounted to 'torture', lawyer claims

Feb 26th 2018, 3:14 PM 32,304 Views 46 Comments

No vein could be found to administer the lethal injection to 61-year-old Doyle Hamm.

'I can feel that': First US inmate executed in 2018 claimed drug used to kill him 'burned'
# Tourniquet Killer
# Tourniquet Killer

'I can feel that': First US inmate executed in 2018 claimed drug used to kill him 'burned'

Jan 20th 2018, 2:15 PM 58,090 Views 87 Comments

Anthony Shore was put to death for raping, torturing and murdering three girls in the 1980s and 1990s.

US death row inmate to get pillow to help him breathe during execution
# Ohio
# Ohio

US death row inmate to get pillow to help him breathe during execution

Nov 15th 2017, 9:09 AM 29,305 Views 44 Comments

Alva Campbell was sentenced to death for gunning down a teenager he held hostage.

A US prisoner will face the death penalty tonight - for the eighth time
# Death Row
# Death Row

A US prisoner will face the death penalty tonight - for the eighth time

May 25th 2017, 8:10 PM 22,464 Views 27 Comments

Tommy Arthur was first sentenced to death back in 1983 for a murder he denies committing.

Arkansas struggling to get more lethal injection drugs
# Executions
# Executions

Arkansas struggling to get more lethal injection drugs

Apr 29th 2017, 11:47 AM 12,508 Views 48 Comments

The state’s remaining supply of one of the drugs runs out tomorrow.

Another death row inmate's life spared in Arkansas
# Life On The Line
# Life On The Line

Another death row inmate's life spared in Arkansas

Apr 20th 2017, 7:07 AM 9,435 Views 5 Comments

Actor Johnny Depp has been one of thousands of protesters to demonstrate against capital punishment.

State of Arkansas to fight for permission to go ahead with 8 executions in 11 days
# Death Row
# Death Row

State of Arkansas to fight for permission to go ahead with 8 executions in 11 days

Apr 17th 2017, 12:46 PM 11,720 Views 14 Comments

A federal judge issued stays for each of the inmates on Saturday.

US state plans to put eight men to death over 10-day period
# Lethal Injection
# Lethal Injection

US state plans to put eight men to death over 10-day period

Mar 25th 2017, 5:00 PM 28,120 Views 47 Comments

Arkansas says the unprecedented timetable is necessary because one of the ingredients in the lethal injection will soon expire.

Georgia has just executed its oldest death row inmate
# Lethal Injection
# Lethal Injection

Georgia has just executed its oldest death row inmate

Feb 3rd 2016, 9:12 AM 22,769 Views 59 Comments

Brandon Astor Jones (72) had been in jail for over 36 years.

Man on death row barred from having a six-pack of beer with his last meal
# Georgia
# Georgia

Man on death row barred from having a six-pack of beer with his last meal

Nov 18th 2015, 10:43 PM 24,595 Views 59 Comments

“His request was declined as alcohol is a contraband item…”

Man who became paralysed in jail to be executed tomorrow, despite maintaining his innocence
# Death Row
# Death Row

Man who became paralysed in jail to be executed tomorrow, despite maintaining his innocence

Sep 21st 2015, 6:26 PM 24,264 Views 18 Comments

Amnesty International is calling for the scheduled hanging to be stopped.

This man's execution has been put on hold at the last minute as new evidence emerges
# Dead Man Walking
# Dead Man Walking

This man's execution has been put on hold at the last minute as new evidence emerges

Sep 16th 2015, 7:58 PM 35,046 Views 39 Comments

The court said it granted the request “in order for this court to give fair consideration” to his claims.

Man executed for raping and killing teenage girl 26 years ago
# Death Row
# Death Row

Man executed for raping and killing teenage girl 26 years ago

Sep 2nd 2015, 3:34 PM 21,877 Views 49 Comments

His victim was just 15 years old when she was murdered.

Susan Sarandon is trying to save this man from the death penalty. Here's why...
# Dead Man Walking
# Dead Man Walking

Susan Sarandon is trying to save this man from the death penalty. Here's why...

Aug 6th 2015, 11:40 PM 26,284 Views 26 Comments

Richard Glossip was convicted of murder after the man who confessed to the crime claimed Glossip hired him to do it.

Brothers wrongfully convicted for killing little girl 'want a normal life' after 30 years behind bars
# Death Row
# Death Row

Brothers wrongfully convicted for killing little girl 'want a normal life' after 30 years behind bars

Jun 7th 2015, 7:00 AM 20,989 Views 22 Comments

The brothers are trying to come to terms with the changes that occurred in the outside world while they were on death row.

Two men on death row wrongfully convicted of killing little girl to get just $750k
# Freedom
# Freedom

Two men on death row wrongfully convicted of killing little girl to get just $750k

Jun 4th 2015, 9:54 PM 30,353 Views 25 Comments

New DNA evidence proved the two men were not guilty of the murder in 1983. They spent three decades in prison.

Irish priest says man executed in Indonesia 'had no idea he was on death row'
# Condemnation
# Condemnation

Irish priest says man executed in Indonesia 'had no idea he was on death row'

Apr 30th 2015, 8:41 AM 23,489 Views 80 Comments

“When we said your death sentence will be implemented, he said, ‘What death sentence? I will not be sentenced to death.’”

After 30 years on death row, Alabama man Anthony Ray Hinton walks free
# Sun Do Shine
# Sun Do Shine

After 30 years on death row, Alabama man Anthony Ray Hinton walks free

Apr 4th 2015, 7:14 AM 23,618 Views 34 Comments

“They had every intention of executing me for something I didn’t do … I shouldn’t have sat on death row for 30 years.”

Woman's execution delayed because of problems with the lethal injection
# Death Row
# Death Row

Woman's execution delayed because of problems with the lethal injection

Mar 3rd 2015, 4:00 PM 24,085 Views 46 Comments

Kelly Gissendaner was due to be put to death last night.

Working to exonerate innocent people in American prisons
# The Innocence Project
# The Innocence Project

Working to exonerate innocent people in American prisons

Aug 17th 2014, 8:45 AM 8,955 Views 52 Comments

There are 2.2 million people in America’s prisons – and the Innocence Project works to free those who shouldn’t be there.

Rory Gallagher, Death Row, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Rory Gallagher, Death Row, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers

May 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 10,716 Views 5 Comments

Plus: How many bananas come into Ireland every week?

The first 'double execution' in the US for 14 years will be carried out on Tuesday
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

The first 'double execution' in the US for 14 years will be carried out on Tuesday

Apr 24th 2014, 9:52 PM 42,653 Views 180 Comments

The move comes as a court ruled that Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them.

Man freed from Death Row after 26 years as judge rules he was innocent
# Justice
# Justice

Man freed from Death Row after 26 years as judge rules he was innocent

Mar 12th 2014, 8:16 AM 31,883 Views 96 Comments

The 64-year-old was freed following new information which showed he was not present at the murder he was accused of.

These nine dogs have less than 48 hours to live if they can't be re-homed
# Death Row
# Death Row

These nine dogs have less than 48 hours to live if they can't be re-homed

Jan 14th 2014, 4:38 PM 60,307 Views 140 Comments

The unwanted dogs at Monaghan Pound are just one example of the problem across the country, which became particularly worrying around Christmas time.

Acquitted death-row inmate to inspire Irish teenagers with his "story of hope"
# Kerry Max Cook
# Kerry Max Cook

Acquitted death-row inmate to inspire Irish teenagers with his "story of hope"

Aug 28th 2013, 9:45 PM 18,781 Views 23 Comments

Kerry Max Cook, who spent 22 years in prison until he was proven innocent, will share his story with youth outreach movement Soar tomorrow night.

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Jul 15th 2013, 10:09 PM 16,729 Views 7 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the shooting in south Dublin, David Norris’s potty mouth and garda recruitment.

Japanese man nears half century on death row
# Long Wait
# Long Wait

Japanese man nears half century on death row

Jul 13th 2013, 5:30 PM 11,945 Views 16 Comments

Questions emerging over guilt of world’s longest-serving condemned inmate.

Column: Ending the death penalty – a view from Texas
# Killing
# Killing

Column: Ending the death penalty – a view from Texas

Jun 13th 2013, 7:00 AM 56 Views 18 Comments

Former inmates are among those gathering to fight capital punishment at a world congress event that begins today, but Kirstin Houle from Texas says theirs is a daily struggle they know they will win.

Former death row inmates fight capital punishment
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

Former death row inmates fight capital punishment

Jun 12th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,204 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.

Write for Rights: The story of Chiou Ho-Shun
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Write for Rights: The story of Chiou Ho-Shun

Dec 8th 2012, 11:30 AM 2,582 Views 2 Comments

Taiwanese man wrongfully on death row is one of 12 the human rights abuse cases that Amnesty International wants to highlight – and get help with – before 2012 is out.

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