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Bishop urges more efforts to influence pro-death penalty Filipinos

He lamented that many people still look at death penalty as a “just way” of meting out judgment to those who committed crimes

Migrante calls on president-elect Marcos to act on case of jailed...

“[We] challenge the new administration … to act accordingly on the deposition of Mary Jane Veloso,” read a Migrante statement

Malaysia to abolish mandatory death penalty

Further study would be conducted on what sentences could be substituted for the death penalty

Man sentenced to death for Indian holy city bombings

Nearly 500 people are on death row in India, and capital sentences for murder and terrorism convictions are common, but executions are rare

From US death-row cell, he turns to music for salvation

He hopes his love and involvement in jazz will help him escape execution for a murderous crime he insists he did not commit

Amnesty International highlights ‘worrying rise’ in global executions

At least 579 executions were carried out across 18 countries in 2021 -- a 20 percent increase on 2020

Singapore executes mentally disabled man despite outcry

Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam was arrested in 2009 for trafficking a small amount of heroin into the city-state

Singaporeans hold vigil for Malaysians facing execution

The demonstrators held electric candles, torches, and signs reading "Abolish the death penalty" and "End oppression, not life"

Singaporeans protest the death penalty in rare demonstration

Organizers said about 400 people joined the demonstration at "Speakers' Corner," the only place in the city-state where protests are allowed

Bangladesh to hang four over atheist blogger’s murder

Death sentences are common in Bangladesh with more than 2,000 people currently on death row

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