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#Execution

# execution - Monday 25 July, 2022

Myanmar military junta executes four political prisoners
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Myanmar military junta executes four political prisoners

Updated Jul 25th 2022, 9:54 PM 19,856 Views 11 Comments

The executions were carried out despite international calls for clemency.

# execution - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Convicted murderer executed in Missouri despite pleas for clemency
# America
# America

Convicted murderer executed in Missouri despite pleas for clemency

Oct 6th 2021, 7:43 AM 26,484 Views 36 Comments

Ernest Lee Johnson, 61, was executed for the 1994 murders of three convenience store workers.

# execution - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

US carries out first federal execution of woman since 1953
# Lisa Montgomery
# Lisa Montgomery

US carries out first federal execution of woman since 1953

Jan 13th 2021, 7:11 AM 49,590 Views 67 Comments

Lisa Montgomery killed a pregnant 23-year-old woman in 2004.

# execution - Monday 13 July, 2020

US judge halts federal executions hours before resumption
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

US judge halts federal executions hours before resumption

Updated Jul 13th 2020, 7:50 PM 70,629 Views 81 Comments

The US government was expected to appeal against the decision in a bid to carry out the first such execution since 2003.

# execution - Friday 21 February, 2020

Quadruple murderer put to death in Tennessee despite lawyers request for stay of execution
# Nicholas Sutton
# Nicholas Sutton

Quadruple murderer put to death in Tennessee despite lawyers request for stay of execution

Feb 21st 2020, 8:38 AM 25,773 Views 39 Comments

Nicholas Sutton’s defenders said he had been a model prisoner for more than 30 years.

# execution - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Japan executes Chinese man convicted of 2003 murder - the first foreigner executed in 10 years
# Fukuoka
# Fukuoka

Japan executes Chinese man convicted of 2003 murder - the first foreigner executed in 10 years

Dec 26th 2019, 1:26 PM 23,763 Views 36 Comments

Wei Wei was executed in a detention centre in Fukuoka.

# execution - Saturday 16 November, 2019

US inmate due to be executed next week granted stay amid claims new evidence could exonerate him
# Rodney Reed
# Rodney Reed

US inmate due to be executed next week granted stay amid claims new evidence could exonerate him

Nov 16th 2019, 12:51 PM 23,335 Views 32 Comments

Rodney Reed (51) was sentenced to death for the 1996 killing of 19-year-old Stacey Stites.

# execution - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Man who claimed his murder trial was tainted by homophobia executed in South Dakota
# Charles Rhines
# Charles Rhines

Man who claimed his murder trial was tainted by homophobia executed in South Dakota

Nov 5th 2019, 7:17 AM 26,832 Views 34 Comments

63-year-old Charles Rhines was put to death by lethal injection.

# execution - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

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 15,549 Views 20 Comments

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

# execution - Friday 23 August, 2019

Florida executes serial killer who targeted gay men along US east coast
# Gary Ray Bowles
# Gary Ray Bowles

Florida executes serial killer who targeted gay men along US east coast

Aug 23rd 2019, 8:21 AM 23,622 Views 37 Comments

Gary Ray Bowles was captured in 1994.

# execution - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Florida to execute serial killer who preyed on older, gay men along US east coast
# I-95 KILLER
# I-95 KILLER

Florida to execute serial killer who preyed on older, gay men along US east coast

Aug 22nd 2019, 7:25 AM 28,424 Views 28 Comments

Gary Ray Bowles left six dead over a six-month killing spree.

# execution - Friday 12 April, 2019

Alabama had to call off an execution at the last minute after it was unable to lift a court order
# Lethal Injection
# Lethal Injection

Alabama had to call off an execution at the last minute after it was unable to lift a court order

Apr 12th 2019, 11:09 AM 19,723 Views 26 Comments

The bid to stop the execution centred on the inmate’s request to inhale nitrogen gas rather than face lethal injection.

# execution - Thursday 6 December, 2018

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 31,946 Views 46 Comments

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

# execution - Friday 10 August, 2018

'I just want to say I'm really sorry' - Tennessee executes man who raped and killed a child
# Lethal Injection
# Lethal Injection

'I just want to say I'm really sorry' - Tennessee executes man who raped and killed a child

Aug 10th 2018, 7:31 AM 45,527 Views 70 Comments

It is the state’s first execution in nearly a decade.

# execution - Friday 6 July, 2018

Leader of Japanese doomsday cult executed
# Aum Shinrikyo
# Aum Shinrikyo

Leader of Japanese doomsday cult executed

Jul 6th 2018, 7:02 AM 25,290 Views 27 Comments

The sarin attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995 killed 13 people and injured thousands more.

# execution - Thursday 28 June, 2018

'It hurts' - Texas executes 'ice pick killer', denies him last-minute appeal to face firing squad
# Danny Bible
# Danny Bible

'It hurts' - Texas executes 'ice pick killer', denies him last-minute appeal to face firing squad

Jun 28th 2018, 7:29 AM 43,304 Views 81 Comments

Danny Bible had murdered at least four people over a span of two decades.

# execution - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections

Apr 12th 2018, 2:50 PM 21,403 Views 65 Comments

Most executions took place in China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Pakistan – in that order.

# execution - Friday 23 February, 2018

Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death

Feb 23rd 2018, 8:31 AM 40,549 Views 118 Comments

Eric Scott Branch killed a 21-year-old in 1993.

# execution - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Texas serial killer gets stay from execution after last-minute revelations
# Other Victims
# Other Victims

Texas serial killer gets stay from execution after last-minute revelations

Oct 19th 2017, 12:16 PM 48,495 Views 39 Comments

Authorities believe Anthony Shore would have left a note to try to exonerate another death row inmate of murder.

# execution - Friday 25 August, 2017

Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder
# Florida
# Florida

Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder

Aug 25th 2017, 7:01 AM 27,912 Views 48 Comments

Mark Asay took 10 minutes to die.

# execution - Friday 28 July, 2017

Man executed in Texas despite last-ditch claims lawyer defended him using Wikipedia for research
# Credible Source
# Credible Source

Man executed in Texas despite last-ditch claims lawyer defended him using Wikipedia for research

Jul 28th 2017, 7:21 AM 20,773 Views 20 Comments

A last minute appeal claimed that TaiChin Preyor’s trial lawyer had insufficient familiarity with Texan law in order to defend him adequately.

# execution - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Last-minute appeals for mentally ill prisoner due to be executed tomorrow in the US
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Last-minute appeals for mentally ill prisoner due to be executed tomorrow in the US

Jul 5th 2017, 10:51 PM 29,444 Views 73 Comments

William Morva was convicted of killing a police officer and a prison guard.

# execution - Friday 26 May, 2017

US prisoner Tommy Arthur executed in Alabama after three decade legal battle
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

US prisoner Tommy Arthur executed in Alabama after three decade legal battle

May 26th 2017, 4:33 PM 20,417 Views 28 Comments

Arthur, who became known as the Houdini of death row, managed to evade his final sentence seven times.

# execution - Saturday 29 April, 2017

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

Arkansas struggling to get more lethal injection drugs

Apr 29th 2017, 11:47 AM 12,501 Views 48 Comments

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

# execution - Saturday 15 April, 2017

US judge blocks plan to execute nine people in 10 days
# Cruel And Unusual
# Cruel And Unusual

US judge blocks plan to execute nine people in 10 days

Apr 15th 2017, 6:34 PM 14,487 Views 46 Comments

The executions have been blocked on foot of a constitutional amendment banning “cruel and unusual punishment”.

# execution - Monday 9 January, 2017

Ohio obtains hundreds of vials of lethal injection drugs so executions can continue
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Ohio obtains hundreds of vials of lethal injection drugs so executions can continue

Jan 9th 2017, 10:35 PM 15,539 Views 50 Comments

Drugmakers have, by and large, put their drugs off-limits for executions.

# execution - Saturday 31 December, 2016

30 years ago most Irish people wanted garda killers to be executed
# Getting Rid Of The Gallows
# Getting Rid Of The Gallows

30 years ago most Irish people wanted garda killers to be executed

Dec 31st 2016, 9:45 PM 8,408 Views 47 Comments

The death penalty wasn’t abolished in Ireland until 1990.

# execution - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Diplomat labelled 'human scum' by North Korea vows to expose 'gruesome' regime
# Defected
# Defected

Diplomat labelled 'human scum' by North Korea vows to expose 'gruesome' regime

Dec 20th 2016, 6:20 AM 23,969 Views 10 Comments

Since he defected, state media has accused him of embezzlement, rape and spying.

# execution - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Saudi Arabia has executed one of its princes for murder
# Riyadh
# Riyadh

Saudi Arabia has executed one of its princes for murder

Oct 18th 2016, 9:57 PM 40,284 Views 44 Comments

Such action against a member of the royal family is extremely rare in the middle eastern state.

# execution - Thursday 6 October, 2016

"I don't have anything to say, you can proceed, warden" - Texas executes man who killed his neighbours
# Barney Fuller
# Barney Fuller

"I don't have anything to say, you can proceed, warden" - Texas executes man who killed his neighbours

Oct 6th 2016, 9:17 AM 25,877 Views 35 Comments

He was the 143rd death row inmate to “volunteer” for execution since 1977.

# execution - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Islamic State releases video of children carrying out prisoner executions
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Islamic State releases video of children carrying out prisoner executions

Aug 27th 2016, 5:33 PM 34,031 Views 116 Comments

One of the boys is identified as being British.

# execution - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Texas halts execution of man who never killed anyone
# Stay
# Stay

Texas halts execution of man who never killed anyone

Aug 20th 2016, 7:17 AM 25,926 Views 10 Comments

Jeffrey Woods is said to be severely mentally disabled and have an IQ of a child.

# execution - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Iran executes nuclear scientist accused of spying for the US
# Iran Nuclear Programme
# Iran Nuclear Programme

Iran executes nuclear scientist accused of spying for the US

Aug 7th 2016, 1:10 PM 19,424 Views 27 Comments

Shahram Amiri disappeared in Saudi Arabia in June 2009 and resurfaced a year later in the United States.

# execution - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

"He gave up a lot for us" - 100 years after his execution Ireland pays tribute to Roger Casement
# Patriot
# Patriot

"He gave up a lot for us" - 100 years after his execution Ireland pays tribute to Roger Casement

Aug 3rd 2016, 4:11 PM 12,748 Views 41 Comments

A commemoration was held for Casement this morning in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.

# execution - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Pfizer blocks its drugs from use in US executions
# Lethal Injection
# Lethal Injection

Pfizer blocks its drugs from use in US executions

May 14th 2016, 8:07 AM 13,569 Views 44 Comments

But it’s not clear how much of an effect the move will have.

# execution - Sunday 24 April, 2016

'There's blood all over the house' - Manhunt after eight members of Ohio family 'executed'
# Pike County
# Pike County

'There's blood all over the house' - Manhunt after eight members of Ohio family 'executed'

Apr 24th 2016, 10:49 AM 23,164 Views 33 Comments

Audio of a 911 call has been released by investigators.

# execution - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Man with reading age of nine-year-old to be executed in Georgia tonight
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Man with reading age of nine-year-old to be executed in Georgia tonight

Apr 12th 2016, 4:23 PM 24,559 Views 73 Comments

47-year-old Kenneth Fults pleaded guilty in 1997 to killing his neighbour.

# execution - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters
# Texas
# Texas

Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters

Mar 30th 2016, 10:41 AM 27,666 Views 67 Comments

John David Battaglia shot his six and nine-year-old daughters dead as their mother listened helplessly on the phone.

# execution - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

The most inappropriate 1916-themed cake has been spotted in Dublin
# Was It For This
From The Daily Edge
# Was It For This

The most inappropriate 1916-themed cake has been spotted in Dublin

Mar 16th 2016, 4:03 PM 11,320 Views 2 Comments

The execution of 1916 leader James Connolly… in cake form.

# execution - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Poll: Are you in favour of the death penalty?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you in favour of the death penalty?

Mar 10th 2016, 8:45 AM 32,327 Views 154 Comments

A man who murdered five people has been executed in Texas – do you agree with the death penalty?

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