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Chinese man gets death for killing wife, hiding body in freezer for over 100 days

Zhu Xiaodong, 30, was convicted for strangling Yang during an argument on October 17, 2016, at their home in Hongkou district 10 months after they tied the knot, the court said.

India’s broken criminal justice system cannot support the death penalty

Three courts found six innocent men guilty of a heinous crime, brought them to the brink of execution. In this story, even our highest court upheld their guilt and death sentence and such a grave error must trigger the moral honesty to accept that we are playing with fire by keeping the death penalty in such a system.


China brushes off international concern over death sentence for Canadian

Monday's sentence for Robert Schellenberg for smuggling 222 kg (489 lbs) of methamphetamines prompted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to accuse China of "arbitrarily" applying the death penalty.

Muzaffarnagar: 7 awarded death sentence for killing one nine years ago

According to the prosecution, in the fight that took place between two groups of people of the same community, one Naseem was killed and several others were injured in February 2010.

Who is Raghunandan Yandamuri?

Raghunandan Yandamuri who is on a death row, is currently imprisoned in Greene State Correctional Institution, a maximum-security prison in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. 

Taiwan Supreme Court upholds death sentence for subway killer

A random May 2014 knife attack in a subway car in the capital Taipei had left four people dead and 22 injured


West Bengal: Eight sentenced to death for murdering college student

Earlier, 12 of the accused had been convicted in the case.

2003 Chitrakoot massacre: Nine awarded death, two life term

All the accused were lodged at Banda district jail since after their arrest in 2003 soon after the attack at Baghia village in Karwi police station area.

West Bengal: Death sentence to 11 for killing woman in a 2014 case

Among those who were sentenced to death today is former Krishnaganj Trinamool Congress leader Lankeswar Ghosh, but the ruling party has said that he was not its member.

New ray of hope for death row convicts, SC allows fresh plea for open court hearing

A plea against death sentence will now be heard by a three-judge bench in open court.

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Explained: The Death Penalty Report

The National Law University’s Death Penalty Research Project has prepared a socio-economic profile of prisoners sentenced to death in India, using statistics and case studies, to help create a resource for an in-depth understanding of the administration of the death penalty in India. Over the period July 2013 to January 2015, the Project was able […]