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  • The biggest lie about Proposition (“Prop”) 66, California’s poorly drafted new death penalty law – only missing another “6” in numbering to be properly identified as the devil’s spawn – is speed.

  • I think John Steele Gordon’s “How to Give Capital Punishment a Reprieve” (op-ed, May 30) is a waste of time and effort—as is pursuing the death penalty in the U.

  • Can Abu Salem, convicted for his involvement in the 1993 serial blasts, be awarded capital punishment? A special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act court on Friday held six men — Salem, Mustafa Dossa, Firoz Khan, Tahir Merchant .

  • Editor’s note: This first part of a two-part article on Catholicism and the death penalty was originally posted on July 17, 2016.

  • One of the best-known stories in the Old Testament can be found in 2 Samuel 11-12.

  • In another chapter in the 1993 Mumbai blast cases, six out of seven accused were convicted by the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA) court today for criminal conspiracy and under the TADA Act.

  • The European Parliament has criticised Pakistan's human rights record, and squarely reminded Islamabad that it has grossly erred in handing down capital punishment for those allegedly violating the nation's blasphemy law, in the excessive of military .

  • What began as a simple fender-bender between Hamoush, a newly graduated engineer, and a recently released convict esca­lated to a brutal death and countrywide calls for an end to Lebanon’s moratorium on capital punishment.

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  • And then — upon receiving guilty verdicts — they must all be executed under the law.