Hashem al-Darwish's family learned that he had been executed by reading the news online, human rights group Reprieve said.
Thirty-seven lawmakers asked President Joe Biden to commute the sentences of all remaining federal death row inmates. The effort was led by Reps. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Cori Bush of Missouri. Biden is opposed to the death penalty and campaigned on ending the practice. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
Trump’s incitement of a deadly insurrection of the Capitol projected a shameful image of American barbarism to the rest of the world, but Trump’s capital punishment killing spree is every bit as barbaric. Over the past seven months, more than one-fourth of all the federal executions of the past century […]
A federal judge said the Justice Department delayed the execution of Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on death row,Politico reported. US District Court Judge Randolph Moss said the DOJ acted unlawfully when it rescheduled the execution of Montgomery. Montgomery was initially set to be executed on December 8, but her […]
Brandon Bernard, who was was put to death by lethal injection on Thursday, was the ninth federal inmate to be executed this year. Four more executions are scheduled to take place before President Donald Trump’s term is up. At 13 executions, the Trump administration is on track to execute more […]
Saudi Arabia bucked a global decline in executions last year, beheading at least 184 people, more than in any previous year, Amnesty International said on Monday. Saudi authorities executed 37 people in a single mass beheading, 32 of them members of its Shiite Muslim minority. China continues to lead the […]
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"This is only the beginning."
An “interference” in the case that could aid a new appeal.
"Maybe within two weeks."
It depends on "files".