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Georgia set to resume executions after a 4-year pause due to Covid

In April 2021, the state attorney general's office entered into an agreement with attorneys for death row prisoners to suspend executions.

Georgia last carried out an execution in January 2020.(Rep image)
Published on Mar 11, 2024 11:29 PM IST
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Idaho fails to execute serial killer Thomas Creech after 10 failed attempts

Idaho's botched execution of nation's longest-serving death row inmate, Thomas Creech, as medical team fails to find suitable veins for lethal injection.

Idaho on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024, halted the execution of serial killer Thomas Eugene Creech, one of the longest-serving death row inmates in the U.S., after a medical team repeatedly failed to find a vein where they could establish an intravenous line to carry out the lethal injection. (Idaho Department of Correction via AP, File)(AP)
Published on Feb 29, 2024 06:35 AM IST

561 inmates on death row in India, highest in 20 years: Report

The report noted that the rate of disposal of death penalty confirmation proceedings at the high court in 2023 had seen a decrease of 15% in prisoners since the previous year.

In 2023, 120 death sentences were imposed by trial courts across the country, and 561 prisoners were living on death row at the end of the year (Representative Photo)
Published on Feb 11, 2024 05:47 PM IST
BySaptarshi Das

Why is US executing using Nitrogen gas?

Controversy surrounds the execution of convicted murderer Kenneth Smith, the first person in the US to be executed by nitrogen gas.

FILE - This undated photo provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows inmate Kenneth Eugene Smith, who was convicted in a 1988 murder-for-hire slaying of a preacher's wife. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP, File)(AP)
Published on Jan 26, 2024 10:01 AM IST

Sentences of 8 ex-Navy men on death row in Qatar reduced: MEA

MEA said the court of appeals in Doha reduced their sentences.

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Published on Dec 28, 2023 03:34 PM IST
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