Disabled Malaysian Man Executed in Singapore Despite Protests and Condemnation

Fourth EstateNagaenthran K. Dharmalingam holding his nephew - Courtesy Dharmalingam Family

Singapore executed a mentally challenged Malaysian man who was sentenced to death for drug offenses on Wednesday, despite international pleas to save him. Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam, aged 34, was sentenced to death over a decade ago after being found guilty …

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US Citizen Sentenced to Death in China for Murder

Fourth EstateShadeed Abdulmateen was sentenced to death sentence for the 2021 murder of his former girlfriend. - Weibo

A court in east China announced on Thursday that it sentenced a US citizen to death for murdering his Chinese girlfriend in 2021. “The Ningbo Intermediate People’s Court holds that the accused, Shadeed Abdulmateen, deliberately and illegally deprived the life …

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Indonesian Teacher Sentenced to Death for Raping and Impregnating Students

Fourth EstateHerry Wirawan, 36, had been sentenced to death by a indonesian court for raping and impregnating students

An Indonesian court sentenced an Indonesian teacher to death on Monday for raping 13 students at an Islamic boarding school and impregnating at least eight of the victims upholding an appeal by prosecutors for the death penalty after the court …

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Bangladesh Sentences Four To Death For Killing Blogger in 2015

A court in Bangladesh has sentenced four people to death for killing a blogger and science writer critical of hardline religious thought in 2015. Judge Nurul Amin Biplob of the Sylhet Anti-Terrorism Tribunal told a packed courtroom on Wednesday that …

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South Carolina Re-Instates Firing Squad Executions

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South Carolina is now prepared to perform executions by firing squad because of the state’s inability to procure drugs for lethal injections. The state Department of Corrections said on Friday that death row inmates will now be allowed to choose …

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SCOTUS Reinstates Death Penalty for Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday has reinstated the death penalty for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. A jury in federal district court in Massachusetts has convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on 30 counts for the Boston bombing and recommended the …

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Iraq Sentences Two al-Qaeda Terrorists to Death by Hanging

An Iraqi court on Monday sentenced to death by hanging two al-Qaeda terrorists on charges of plenty of subversive activities, including killing of citizens in the capital city of Baghdad. Shafaq News Agency reported that the Criminal Court in Dhi …

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