Singapore executes 1st woman in almost 20 years over 31 grams of heroin
A woman caught with narcotics in Singapore in 2018 was executed on Friday, making her the first woman the city-state has punished with the d...
What it’s like for Singapore’s death row inmates in the days leading up to their execution
While facing execution is a daunting prospect under any circumstances, the conditions of death row confinement in Singapore underscore deepe...
Burmese pro-democracy rapper and political activist U Phyo Zeya Thaw executed by Myanmar junta
Rapper-turned-politician U Phyo Zeya Thaw, who also went by the stage name “Nitric Acid,” was one of four democracy activists hanged by the...
Global community condemns Myanmar junta for executing 4 democracy activists, including Suu Kyi ally
Myanmar’s ruling military earned global condemnation after executing Hla Myo Aung, Aung Thura Zaw, democracy advocate Kyaw Min Yu and forme...
US citizen sentenced to death in China for fatal ‘revenge’ stabbing of ex-girlfriend
Shadeed Abdulmateen, an American teacher at the Ningbo University of Technology, was sentenced to death on Thursday for fatally stabbing a ...
North Korea executes citizens for watching K-pop videos, says Seoul-based NGO
At least seven executions under North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were the result of individuals watching K-pop, or pop music from South Korea...
‘Extremely inhumane’: Japanese inmates sue govt. for notifying them of execution just hours beforehand
Two inmates on death row have filed a lawsuit against the Japanese government after their lawyer argued that being notified only hours befor...