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# execution - Monday 1 February, 2016

72-year-old man on death row in the US to be executed tomorrow
# Lethal Injection
# Lethal Injection

72-year-old man on death row in the US to be executed tomorrow

Feb 1st 2016, 10:09 PM 28,382 Views 73 Comments

Brandon Jones has been imprisoned for murder since 1979. He has declined to request a final meal.

# execution - Thursday 21 January, 2016

US executes man over 2001 'erotic asphyxiation' murder
# Texas
# Texas

US executes man over 2001 'erotic asphyxiation' murder

Jan 21st 2016, 8:15 AM 21,101 Views 15 Comments

Pope Francis was said to have been following the case.

# execution - Friday 8 January, 2016

Islamic State fighter 'executes his mother in public' after she asks him to leave group
# Syria
# Syria

Islamic State fighter 'executes his mother in public' after she asks him to leave group

Jan 8th 2016, 12:38 PM 43,698 Views 198 Comments

Hundreds of people are believed to have witnessed the killing.

# execution - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Triple child killer who murdered his daughter in petrol-filled house fire is executed
# Put To Death
# Put To Death

Triple child killer who murdered his daughter in petrol-filled house fire is executed

Nov 19th 2015, 5:40 PM 22,191 Views 47 Comments

Raphael Holiday killed his 18-month-old daughter and her two half-sisters in Texas.

Islamic State group says it executed Norwegian and Chinese hostages
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Islamic State group says it executed Norwegian and Chinese hostages

Nov 19th 2015, 9:05 AM 21,125 Views 32 Comments

Photos of two bodies which appeared to be those of the men featured in the English-language magazine Dabiq.

# execution - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Islamic State ties three men to historic monuments, then blows them up
# Palmyra
# Palmyra

Islamic State ties three men to historic monuments, then blows them up

Oct 27th 2015, 7:43 AM 19,485 Views 76 Comments

IS has yet to inform local residents who the executed individuals were or why they had been killed.

# execution - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Woman executed in US despite last-minute appeal from Pope Francis
# Georgia
# Georgia

Woman executed in US despite last-minute appeal from Pope Francis

Sep 30th 2015, 7:21 AM 22,042 Views 46 Comments

Kelly Gissendaner was sentenced to death after being found guilty of conspiring to murder her husband in 1997.

# execution - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Thousands turn out as 'forgotten patriot' Thomas Kent lies in state
# The Journey Home
# The Journey Home

Thousands turn out as 'forgotten patriot' Thomas Kent lies in state

Sep 17th 2015, 9:18 PM 28,237 Views 53 Comments

Kent was one of 16 people executed in the aftermath of the 1916 Easter Rising. He will be buried with full state honours in his hometown of Castlelyons tomorrow.

# execution - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

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 21,865 Views 49 Comments

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

# execution - Thursday 13 August, 2015

This forgotten patriot is getting a state funeral nearly a century after his execution
# 1916 Rising
# 1916 Rising

This forgotten patriot is getting a state funeral nearly a century after his execution

Aug 13th 2015, 5:18 PM 25,378 Views 100 Comments

Thomas Kent was one of 16 people executed in the aftermath of the Easter Rising.

# execution - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

It looks like North Korea has executed another senior member of government
# Dangerous Times
# Dangerous Times

It looks like North Korea has executed another senior member of government

Aug 12th 2015, 3:17 PM 18,220 Views 36 Comments

Vice-premier Choe Yong-gon has been executed by firing squad according to reports.

# execution - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Bank staff fired after filming mock Islamic State-style execution
# HSBC
# HSBC

Bank staff fired after filming mock Islamic State-style execution

Jul 7th 2015, 7:46 AM 16,524 Views 12 Comments

They posted the footage – which was described as “abhorrent” by the bank – online.

# execution - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Inside the prison where the Boston bomber is expected to be executed
# Execution
# Execution

Inside the prison where the Boston bomber is expected to be executed

May 23rd 2015, 5:30 PM 19,979 Views 44 Comments

The last federal execution, of Oklahoma City Bomber Timothy McVeigh, was conducted at Terre Haute in 2001.

# execution - Thursday 30 April, 2015

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 23,456 Views 80 Comments

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

# execution - Monday 27 April, 2015

Try analysis: Munster pull out a set-piece beauty for TOD touchdown
# Execution
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# Execution

Try analysis: Munster pull out a set-piece beauty for TOD touchdown

Apr 27th 2015, 6:40 PM 6,057 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Foley’s side carried out a highly effective lineout move to break down Treviso.

# execution - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Texas executes sixth inmate this year after restocking lethal injection drug
# Huntsville
# Huntsville

Texas executes sixth inmate this year after restocking lethal injection drug

Apr 16th 2015, 8:42 AM 11,456 Views 34 Comments

Manuel Garza was sentenced to death for killing a police officer in February 2001 with the officer’s own gun.

# execution - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Poll: Should countries be allowed to execute foreign citizens?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should countries be allowed to execute foreign citizens?

Mar 25th 2015, 9:03 AM 16,739 Views 86 Comments

Two Australian citizens are currently facing this situation in Indonesia.

Utah has brought back the firing squad - so how does it work?
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Utah has brought back the firing squad - so how does it work?

Mar 25th 2015, 6:05 AM 27,986 Views 57 Comments

The firing squad will be used as a backup if lethal injection drugs aren’t available.

# execution - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Utah politicians vote to bring back firing squads
# Execution
# Execution

Utah politicians vote to bring back firing squads

Mar 11th 2015, 2:20 PM 13,523 Views 63 Comments

However, it has yet to be signed into law.

# execution - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

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 24,070 Views 46 Comments

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

# execution - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Saudi Arabia beheads murderer, the fifth execution under new king
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

Saudi Arabia beheads murderer, the fifth execution under new king

Feb 1st 2015, 1:35 PM 20,710 Views 56 Comments

King Salman took office on 23 January.

# execution - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Obama confirms ISIS beheading video is real
# Aid Worker
# Aid Worker

Obama confirms ISIS beheading video is real

Nov 16th 2014, 8:44 PM 33,173 Views 96 Comments

Abdul-Rahman Kassig, formerly known as Peter Kassig, was captured while working as an aid worker in Syria.

# execution - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Executioners in Oklahoma's botched execution couldn't inject the needle properly
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Executioners in Oklahoma's botched execution couldn't inject the needle properly

Sep 4th 2014, 9:09 PM 23,859 Views 91 Comments

They injected Clayton Lockett in the flesh instead of the vein and he died of a heart attack 45 minutes later.

# execution - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Video of journalist James Foley being beheaded is authentic, says White House
# Execution
# Execution

Video of journalist James Foley being beheaded is authentic, says White House

Aug 20th 2014, 10:43 PM 64,441 Views 185 Comments

Twitter has said it will suspend users who post clips of the video online.

ISIS is a 'cancer' which 'has no place in the 21st century' - Obama
# Execution
# Execution

ISIS is a 'cancer' which 'has no place in the 21st century' - Obama

Aug 20th 2014, 9:41 PM 15,544 Views 95 Comments

The US president said the entire world was appalled by the brutal murder of journalist James Foley.

# execution - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Convicted murderer takes two hours to die in botched execution
# Lethal Injection
# Lethal Injection

Convicted murderer takes two hours to die in botched execution

Jul 24th 2014, 8:01 AM 24,055 Views 126 Comments

Joseph Wood had “been gasping and snorting for more than an hour,” his legal team said.

# execution - Monday 21 July, 2014

"Although he is our child...he should be sentenced to death", say parents of Taiwan attack suspect
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

"Although he is our child...he should be sentenced to death", say parents of Taiwan attack suspect

Jul 21st 2014, 2:00 PM 23,716 Views 26 Comments

Student Cheng Chieh, 21, could be executed if convicted of the fatal mass stabbing attack at a subway in Taipei in May.

# execution - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Young man at risk of hanging for crime he committed as a child
# Execution
# Execution

Young man at risk of hanging for crime he committed as a child

Jul 15th 2014, 8:19 PM 35,183 Views 51 Comments

His family are unable to raise the blood money needed to stop the execution.

# execution - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

# execution - Thursday 8 May, 2014

After botched executions, Boston bombing suspect asks US to rule out death penalty
# Plea
# Plea

After botched executions, Boston bombing suspect asks US to rule out death penalty

May 8th 2014, 7:14 PM 20,909 Views 115 Comments

Federal death penalty cases are relatively rare in the United States, and are often reserved for the most heinous and notorious crimes.

# execution - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

White House says botched execution wasn't humane, but maintains support for death penalty
# Clayton Lockett
# Clayton Lockett

White House says botched execution wasn't humane, but maintains support for death penalty

Apr 30th 2014, 7:39 PM 24,022 Views 122 Comments

President Barack Obama believes the death penalty doesn’t deter crime, but still supports it in some cases.

US inmate 'tortured' in botched execution
# Oklahoma
# Oklahoma

US inmate 'tortured' in botched execution

Apr 30th 2014, 7:43 AM 32,537 Views 203 Comments

Clayton Lockett died after a massive heart attack yesterday, 40 minutes into the execution.

# execution - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Judge suspends execution of two men convicted of gang-rape
# India
# India

Judge suspends execution of two men convicted of gang-rape

Mar 15th 2014, 1:57 PM 15,880 Views 32 Comments

The men appealed to the Supreme Court after the death penalty was handed to them and two others.

# execution - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un hails execution of powerful uncle
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un hails execution of powerful uncle

Jan 1st 2014, 11:38 AM 23,918 Views 117 Comments

Kim made his first public comment on Jang Song-Thaek’s execution during his new year message.

# execution - Friday 27 December, 2013

'I didn't see any signs of fear,'- The man who oversaw Saddam's execution speaks
# Saddam Hussein
# Saddam Hussein

'I didn't see any signs of fear,'- The man who oversaw Saddam's execution speaks

Dec 27th 2013, 3:18 PM 20,417 Views 54 Comments

In an exclusive interview with AFP, Mowaffak al-Rubaie talks about the process of putting the Iraqi dictator to death.

# execution - Friday 13 December, 2013

North Korea confirms execution of 'traitor' uncle of Kim Jong-Un
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea confirms execution of 'traitor' uncle of Kim Jong-Un

Dec 13th 2013, 7:27 AM 13,735 Views 51 Comments

Jang Song-Thaek was described as “despicable human scum” during his trial, in which he reportedly admitted to plotting a coup.

# execution - 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.

# execution - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Man who shot porn mogul Larry Flynt given last-minute stay of execution
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Man who shot porn mogul Larry Flynt given last-minute stay of execution

Nov 20th 2013, 8:47 AM 21,032 Views 31 Comments

A judge in the US has questioned the use of the drug that was to be used to put the white supremacist serial killer to death.

# execution - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

American confesses to murder as he is executed
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

American confesses to murder as he is executed

Oct 16th 2013, 7:00 PM 29,871 Views 215 Comments

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

# execution - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Kim Jong-un's ex-lover executed by firing squad
# North Korea
# North Korea

Kim Jong-un's ex-lover executed by firing squad

Aug 29th 2013, 1:28 PM 30,098 Views 112 Comments

The former girlfriend of the North Korean leader was killed over a porn scandal she was allegedly involved in.