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# Executions

This year
Saudi Arabia executed 170 people in 2023
Last year
UN urges action to stop 'wanton killings' in Sudan's Darfur region
Iran executes two more men in connection with protests
All time
Two inmates convicted of murder executed in US
Saudi Arabia says it executed 81 convicts in a single day
Temporary reprieve for more than 700 death row inmates as California suspends executions
Arkansas struggling to get more lethal injection drugs
Despite public outcry, US state carries out first in series of executions
Supreme Court blocks last-minute attempt by Arkansas to execute murderer
State of Arkansas to fight for permission to go ahead with 8 executions in 11 days
Death row inmates file lawsuit to prevent executions of eight men in 10 days
Ohio obtains hundreds of vials of lethal injection drugs so executions can continue
Six countries with the most executions and Ireland's diplomatic links to them
Islamic State's alleged latest video features an English-speaking boy threatening to kill 'non-believers' in the UK
Isis threatens Britain in new executions video
Saudi Arabia has executed 47 men, including a prominent cleric, for terror offences
Islamic State is using a Roman amphitheatre as a stage for executions
Seven foreigners condemned to death sang hymns before being executed by firing squad
Which countries execute people? And how do they do it?
China executed 2,400 people last year ... that's a drop of 20 per cent on 2012
News organisations take Missouri to court over lethal injection policy
Japanese man nears half century on death row
Death penalty stats show increase in executions but drop in death sentences
Eight killed in Syrian prison mutiny
'Kiss my ass': Most memorable last words
Executions reported as rebels seize border crossings in Syria
Saudi Arabia beheads five people for murder, drug smuggling