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#Death Sentence

# death-sentence - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Former Pakistan leader Musharraf sentenced to death in absentia

Musharraf seized power in 1999 by ousting the government of Nawaz Sharif.

# death-sentence - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Bangladesh court sentences seven militants to death for 2016 café attack

Twenty hostages were killed, including 17 from Japan, Italy and India.

# death-sentence - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Sixteen people sentenced to death after 19-year-old woman burned to death in Bangladesh

A 19-year-old woman was burnt alive in April after making a sexual harassment complaint against a teacher.

# death-sentence - Monday 10 June, 2019

Six men escape death sentence for rape and murder of eight-year-old Indian girl

Investigations suggested that the girl was targeted in order to strike fear in her nomad community.

# death-sentence - Friday 3 May, 2019

US executes man who shot ex-girlfriend in front of her five-year-old son

He also shot two of the woman’s friends who were present when he entered her home.

# death-sentence - Monday 3 December, 2018

Six people sentenced to death in Gaza Strip for 'collaborating' with Israel

Eight others were sentenced to hard labour ranging from six to 15 years.

# death-sentence - Sunday 21 January, 2018

German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS

She was sentenced in an Iraqi court earlier today.

# death-sentence - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Meet the 90-year-old North Korean convicted spy whose sole wish is to make it back to the 'Fatherland' Unswerving Loyalty This post contains videos

Meet the 90-year-old North Korean convicted spy whose sole wish is to make it back to the 'Fatherland'

Seo Ok-ryol has spent three decades in prison and been sentenced to death on two separate occasions.

# death-sentence - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Egypt court recommends death sentence for 3 journalists

Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood was one of the codefendants but was not sentenced to death.

# death-sentence - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

50% more people were executed last year than in 2014

Amnesty International has said that 1,634 people were executed in 25 countries last year.

# death-sentence - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Death sentence for men who filmed themselves beating boy (13) to death

Four people have been sentenced to death for their part in the brutal assault.

# death-sentence - Monday 27 April, 2015

Australia's Bali Nine ringleaders will die tomorrow despite corruption claims

The pair’s sentencing judge allegedly asked for huge bribes in return for lighter penalties.

# death-sentence - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Death sentence for killer of Irish cameraman Simon Cumbers

The attack took place ten years ago in the capital of Saudi Arabia.

# death-sentence - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about a body found in Dublin, Brian O’Driscoll’s final farewell and a US soldier released by the Taliban.

Britain slams 'barbaric' death sentence given to pregnant woman in Sudan

The Christian woman was sentenced to death for apostasy, for her religious choice, last month and gave birth in prison earlier this week.

# death-sentence - Friday 16 May, 2014

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your Friday.

# death-sentence - Monday 28 April, 2014

Muslim Brotherhood leader among 683 sentenced to death

The same court also reversed 492 previous death sentences, commuting most to life in prison.

# death-sentence - Friday 4 April, 2014

Men who gang-raped photojournalist sentenced to death in Mumbai

Three men have been sentenced to death, a fourth to life in prison.

# death-sentence - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

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

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

# death-sentence - Friday 24 January, 2014

British man sentenced to death in Pakistan for claiming to be a prophet

The court rejected defence claims that the 65-year-old has mental health problems.

# death-sentence - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Ohio man sentenced to death for Craigslist plot

Richard Beasley was convicted of the murder of three down-and-out men lured by bogus job offers posted on Craigslist.

# death-sentence - Monday 18 February, 2013

Strikes shut down Egyptian port city for second day

The protesters are angry over the killing of some 50 people during demonstrations last month.

# death-sentence - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

British grandmother gets death sentence for drugs in Indonesia

An Indonesian court has sentenced Lindsay Sandiford, 56, to death for smuggling cocaine worth $2.5 million into the resort island of Bali.

# death-sentence - Monday 20 August, 2012

China: Gu Kailai given suspended death sentence for Heywood murder

Gu Kailai was found guilty of murdering British businessman Neil Heywood, a crime she had confessed to, and given the death penalty with two years’ reprieve in a case which has rocked China.

# death-sentence - Monday 9 January, 2012

Iran sentences US citizen Amir Mirzai Hekmati to death over 'CIA spying'

Conviction comes as US-Iranian relations increasingly sour.

# death-sentence - Saturday 1 October, 2011

'Don't let me die in vain': Executed Troy Davis remembered at memorial

Supporters have gathered for Davis’ funeral today, after his execution for a murder he insisted he did not commit.

# death-sentence - Friday 12 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

It’s your Friday Fix: the McGivern family react to the HIQA report, should our taxes be as high as Germany’s… and Enda Kenny the goat, King of the Puck Fair.

Pakistan soldier sentenced to death for shooting unarmed civilian

Footage of the 18-year-old being fatally injured generated anger across the country after it was broadcast on TV.

# death-sentence - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Bahrain sentences four to death after anti-government demos

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

# death-sentence - Wednesday 29 December, 2010

Cuba commutes last death sentence

Supreme Court in Cuba has commuted sentence of man convicted for killing one person during an attempted coup in 1994.

# death-sentence - Thursday 11 November, 2010

Christian woman sentenced to death in Pakistan

37-year-old mother of two sentenced to death after she got into a row about religion with her co-workers.