The convicted leader had smuggled more than 400 tonnes of drugs into Iran.
Mehdi Sohrabifar and Amin Sedaghat were executed on April 25, after a trial that the UN rights office said appeared to have "seriously breached fundamental...
The 55-year-old's lawyers filed several 11th-hour motions for a stay of execution, arguing that his drug addiction was not properly taken into account....
Shoko Asahara, the charismatic near-blind leader of the Aum Shinrikyo sect, had been on death row for more than ten years.
In recent times, the highest number of executions in a single day occurred on December 9, 1999.
As far as the ministry knows, China has not scheduled executions of any Ugandan prisoners at this time.
Japan and the US are the only major developed countries that still carry out capital punishment.
The main target of their anger is Yankuba Badjie, who headed the National Intelligence Agency (NIA).
"It's going to make the Philippines the capital of death penalty in the world."
The case of Nie Shubin, who was 20 years old when he faced a firing squad in 1995 after being convicted of rape and murder, is the latest miscarriage of...
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