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Jury Sentences Father To Death For Killing His Five Children

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A Father who killed his five children with his own hands, then drove around with their bodies for nine days was sentenced to death on Thursday.

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World

Saudi Teen Faces Death Penalty For Protesting As A Child

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Human rights groups have decried reports that a Saudi teenager -- who took part in anti-government protests as a child -- is now facing execution.

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World

Countries Where Stoning And Hanging For LGBTQ People Are Somehow Still Law

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On Wednesday, Brunei introduced harsh new laws -- including death by stoning for adultery and gay sex -- despite international condemnation, including from stars like George Clooney, Elton John and Ellen DeGeneres.

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World

New Laws Could See LGBTQ People Whipped Or Stoned To Death In Brunei

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Brunei must scale back plans to implement changes to its penal code next month that could see LGBTQ+ people whipped or stoned to death for same-sex activity, human rights groups said on Monday.

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Calls To Trash Chinese Organ Transplant Research Over Death Row Harvest Fears

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Australian Bikie Sentenced To Death In Thailand

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Luke Cook and his Thai wife Kanyarat Wechapitak attempted to smuggle half a tonne of methamphetamine to Australia.

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World

Asia Bibi Freed From Prison After Blasphemy Death Sentence Reversed

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A Pakistani Christian woman has been freed from prison a week after the Supreme Court overturned her conviction and death sentence for blasphemy, and she is at a secure location for fear of attacks on her, officials said.

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World

Murderer To Be Executed In Homemade Electric Chair

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Edmund Zagorski is on death row for two murders and he's opted to die via a homemade electric chair.

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World

Protests After Christian Woman Sentenced To Death Freed Over Blasphemy

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Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday freed a Christian woman from a death sentence for blasphemy against Islam and overturned her conviction.

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National

When Bali 9 Member Myuran Sukumaran Was Executed, He Was Singing

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He wasn't, as is widely believed, singing Amazing Grace when the bullets from an Indonesian firing squad ended his life.