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Indonesia moves Bali Nine duo to execution island

Indonesia moves Bali Nine duo to execution island

By Wed, Mar 04, 2015 8:04AM UTC Comments Off Indonesia moves Bali Nine duo to execution island

Earlier this morning in Indonesia, the Bali Nine ringleaders Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were taken from Kerobokan jail in Bali so they can be transferred to the island where they will await execution. It seems it will be their final journey....

Sri Lanka court sentences 5 Indians to death

By Fri, Oct 31, 2014 8:54AM UTC Comments Off Sri Lanka court sentences 5 Indians to death

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Sri Lankan court has sentenced five Indian fishermen and three locals to death for smuggling narcotics....

China considers ending death penalty for 9 crimes

By Tue, Oct 28, 2014 6:07AM UTC Comments Off

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say lawmakers are considering scrapping the death penalty for nine crimes, including illegal fund raising....

India hangs man for 2001 attack on Parliament

By Sun, Feb 10, 2013 8:24AM UTC Comments Off India hangs man for 2001 attack on Parliament

NEW DELHI (AP) — A Kashmiri man convicted in a 2001 attack on India’s Parliament that left 14 people dead was hanged Saturday after a final mercy plea was rejected, a senior Indian Home Ministry official said. Home Secretary R.K. Singh told reporters that Mohammed Afzal Guru was executed early Saturday morning at New Delhi’s...

Delhi gang rape should make us reflect rather than bay for blood

By Sun, Dec 30, 2012 11:38PM UTC 21 Comments Delhi gang rape should make us reflect rather than bay for blood

The news of the brutal Delhi gang rape horrified the world. The case has brought protests in India, and intense focus on the high incidences of rape and violence against women in India. Following the death of Amanat – a pseudonym used by the Indian press for the unidentified victim – in Singapore’s Mount Elizabeth Hospital, messages...