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World - Region
4/16/2013 4:06:31 PM
Iraqi authorities executed 21 men who had been convicted on anti-terror charges, despite widespread calls for a moratorium on the country's use of capital punishment

World - Region
3/10/2013 3:06:10 PM
Oil-rich kingdom mulls abolition of beheading in favour of firing squads for capital punishments due to reported shortages of government swordsmen, Saudi daily reports

World - International
11/22/2012 3:04:24 PM
After the execution of 14 death row prisoners in Afghanistan this week, United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay called on Afghan President Hamid Karzai to abolish capital punishment

Egypt - Politics
9/5/2012 9:46:31 PM
Four members of Egypt's Al-Gamaa Al-Islamiya, slapped with death sentences under Mubarak, are acquitted following re-trial by civil court

World - Region
3/29/2012 2:13:50 PM
March study on capital punishment by Amnesty International reports rise of executions in only some Middle Eastern countries; Ahram Online queries whether death sentences are a new regional tool to quell the Arab Spring

World - International
10/27/2011 7:23:12 PM
Hundreds demonstrate against capital punishment in Austin, Texas to deliver the message that killing can never be justified

World - International
9/22/2011 1:02:23 PM
An EU spokeswoman expresses regret over the execution of Troy Davis in the US and calls for a end to captial punishment

World - International
9/22/2011 11:06:55 AM
Troy Davis maintains his innocence as he was put to death by lethal injection in a prison in Georgia despite high profile protests and international concern

World - International
2/25/2011 2:21:27 PM
China drops death penalty for many nonviolent crimes and bans capital punishment for people over 75

World - Region
12/13/2010 3:46:22 PM
Iraq has 835 people waiting to be executed, Interior Minister Jawad al-Bolani said Monday

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