Use of the death penalty dropped in Iran -- by an eye-popping 50 percent, following a change to its anti-narcotics laws -- Iraq, Pakistan and Somalia,...
With more than 100 inmates on death row, Japan is one of the few developed nations to retain the death penalty, and public support for it remains high...
A reunion of judge and convict ends with the latter handing a book he wrote behind bars to his visitor.
The death row convict, described by a a psychologist as a man consumed with rage, chose to be put to death by electric chair rather than by lethal injection....
Sri Lanka has not executed a prisoner since 1976.
Your Excellency, sir, the death penalty has no deterrent effect.
Museveni last signed a death warrant in 1999 to execute 28 convicts, while execution under military law was last carried out in 2002.
"I think let's restore the death penalty," Mugabe said in the capital Harare at the burial of a veteran of Zimbabwe's independence struggle.
We have details on the land reforms KCCA boss Jennifer Musisi wants implemented in Kampala city.
"People who kill should be killed. It will deter others," argues Milton Coker.
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