Tag: Death sentence
Court of Appeal upholds death sentence on tow truck driver for murdering Hussain Ahmad Najadi and 18-year jail term for attempting to murder Najadi's wife.
Circumstantial evidence insufficient to convict woman accused of 2012 murder.
Apex court says conviction of Y Suppiah unsafe to be sustained as his cautioned statement was not considered.
Verdict comes amid spiraling tensions after US withdrew from Iran's 2015 nuclear deal.
There is precedent in the 2017 case of a Nigerian who escaped the gallows after his death sentence was commuted to natural life imprisonment.
Swedish-Iranian scientist Ahmadreza Djalali was arrested in Iran in April 2016 and later convicted of espionage.
The Southeast Asian country has some of the world's strictest drug laws – including death for traffickers.
Mohammad Ali Najafi's trial received detailed coverage in state media where scandals related to politicians rarely appear on television. f
Lawyers for Liberty says a letter from the Singapore Attorney-General's Chambers to N Surendran amounts to a threat.
The republic's home affairs minister says Singaporeans are supportive of the death sentence amid a serious cross-border drug trafficking problem.
They say Putrajaya is the last hope for Pannir Selvam Pranthaman.
Turkish court hands multiple life sentences to Yusuf Nazik, who is convicted of a 2013 bombing that killed more than 50 people.
The supreme court also handed out jail terms for dozens of others on terror-related charges and having links to Iran.
A feud between China and Canada has extended after Canadian Fan Wei received the death sentence for his methamphetamine business deals.
Michael Garing was executed at Changi Prison this morning, the second Malaysian to be sent to the gallows in Singapore.
It comes five months after the republic ignored pleas of clemency for a Malaysian convicted of drug trafficking.
Ewam Lin believes Asian countries should aim to reform offenders, not just lock them up or kill them.
Agilandeswari Mainthan, who turned 18 on Friday, wants nothing more than for her father to be released from prison.
Billie Wayne Coble was convicted for the 1989 murders of three people – the parents and brother of his wife, who had asked for a divorce.
Ramkarpal Singh says individuals may be sent to the gallows for drug-related offences even though the judge is not convinced of their guilt.
Ottawa has formally applied for clemency for Robert Schellenberg.
There have been only 11 executions this year in all other US states that carry out the death penalty.
It will be replaced with mandatory imprisonment for life without parole for heinous crimes, the de facto law minister says.
Relatives of victims rejoiced in New Delhi after the judge announced the death sentence, the first since 1996. It follows the setting up of a special probe in 2015.