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# Execution

This year
Alabama executes man with nitrogen gas using controversial method for the first time
UN urges Alabama to halt first US execution using nitrogen gas, says it could 'amount to torture'
Last year
Ukraine vows revenge for soldier shot after saying pro-Ukraine chant in viral video
Texas executes man who admitted murders but said trial was tainted by racial bias
Former Texas police officer who hired hitmen to kill wife is executed
First transgender inmate executed in the US
All time
International outcry of 'inhumanity' as Iran carries out execution over Amini protests
Iran carries out first known execution over Mahsa Amini protests
Myanmar military junta executes four political prisoners
Convicted murderer executed in Missouri despite pleas for clemency
US carries out first federal execution of woman since 1953
US judge halts federal executions hours before resumption
Quadruple murderer put to death in Tennessee despite lawyers request for stay of execution
Japan executes Chinese man convicted of 2003 murder - the first foreigner executed in 10 years
US inmate due to be executed next week granted stay amid claims new evidence could exonerate him
Man who claimed his murder trial was tainted by homophobia executed in South Dakota
Man (37) who was convicted of two murders executed in Texas jail
Florida executes serial killer who targeted gay men along US east coast
Florida to execute serial killer who preyed on older, gay men along US east coast
Alabama had to call off an execution at the last minute after it was unable to lift a court order
Death row inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection, second inmate to do so in last two months
'I just want to say I'm really sorry' - Tennessee executes man who raped and killed a child
Leader of Japanese doomsday cult executed
'It hurts' - Texas executes 'ice pick killer', denies him last-minute appeal to face firing squad
Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections
Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death
Texas serial killer gets stay from execution after last-minute revelations
Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder
Man executed in Texas despite last-ditch claims lawyer defended him using Wikipedia for research
Last-minute appeals for mentally ill prisoner due to be executed tomorrow in the US
US prisoner Tommy Arthur executed in Alabama after three decade legal battle
Arkansas struggling to get more lethal injection drugs
US judge blocks plan to execute nine people in 10 days
Ohio obtains hundreds of vials of lethal injection drugs so executions can continue
30 years ago most Irish people wanted garda killers to be executed
Diplomat labelled 'human scum' by North Korea vows to expose 'gruesome' regime
Saudi Arabia has executed one of its princes for murder
"I don't have anything to say, you can proceed, warden" - Texas executes man who killed his neighbours
Islamic State releases video of children carrying out prisoner executions
Texas halts execution of man who never killed anyone