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Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019
news about Death row
Jun 25, 2019 17:29
The London-based rights group said it was “alarmed” over media reports of preparations to resume hangings although the country still does not have a qualified hangman. read more
May 08, 2019 17:41
Pakistani-Christian woman Asia Bibi who spent 8 year on death row over false blasphemy charges has left the country more than 6 months after she was acquitted by Pakistan’s Top Court. read more
Mar 15, 2019 15:39
This week’s good reads include a book on Elections 2019, another that’s a plea against capital punishment, and a volume on how we are becoming vulnerable to digital platforms read more
Dec 23, 2018 08:56
Bibi -- a former labourer who was on death row for eight years -- remains a prime target in conservative Muslim-majority Pakistan, with extremists calling for her blood and the government refusing to reveal her location out of fear for her safety. read more
Nov 08, 2018 09:49
Asia Bibi, who was acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row, has been freed from jail read more
Nov 03, 2018 22:41
Asia Bibi, who had been on death row since 2010, was acquitted of all charges by Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday, triggering protests by Islamist hardliners read more
Oct 08, 2018 11:13
In 2009, Aasia Bibi went to get water for her and her fellow farmworkers. After she took a sip, some of the Muslim women reportedly became angry that a Christian had drunk from the same container. Five days later, a mob accused her of blasphemy. She... read more
Jul 16, 2018 21:10
Rajoana had accused the SGPC and SAD of not pursuing his mercy petition which was filed with the President in 2012. read more
Jul 09, 2018 13:58
The victim’s father also urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take adequate measures in order to provide safety and security to women in India. read more
Jul 06, 2018 08:20
In 1995, members of the Aum Shinrikyo cult punctured plastic bags to release sarin nerve gas inside train cars on Tokyo subways, killing 13 people and sickening more than 6,000. read more
May 30, 2018 10:31
Using plastic bags, the inmates on Vietnam’s death row make animal figurines, flowers and hearts. read more
May 02, 2018 12:14
Any legislative measure underpins a policy decision, an objective, which the law seeks to achieve. A severe penalty and swift timelines build insincere expectations of justice. read more