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Bali Nine: Australia urges executions halt  Australia has called on Indonesia to delay executing two convicted Australian drug traffickers until corruption claims are investigated Indonesia executions: Foreign envoys summoned   Indonesia has summoned foreign embassy officials to the prison where 10 convicted drug smugglers, including the Bali Nine pair, will be exec... Pakistan resumes executions after Peshawar school attack   Pakistan has carried out two executions, the first since a death penalty moratorium was lifted after a deadly attack on a Peshawar school Arizona halts executions after Joseph Wood case  The state has halted executions pending a review of its death penalty procedures, after the allegedly botched lethal injection of a convicted... Executions rise in 2013, China tops the list  Amnesty International: Virtual 'killing sprees' in Iran and Iraq led to a spike in the number of executions globally last year Execution-style killings surge in Iraq, U.N. says  Acts of terror and sectarian violence killed 659 Iraqis and injured almost 1,400 in November   Hamas 'failed to probe executions'  Human Rights Watch says Gaza's Hamas government has failed to investigate the killings of seven Palestinians accused of collaborating with I... Japan hangs three death row inmates  Japan has hanged three death-row inmates, the first executions under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Taiwan condemned over executions  Taiwan has executed six death row inmates, the first use of the death penalty this year Executions falling, says Amnesty At least 141 inmates escape from prison Drug shortage halts US executions Video of executions appears authentic Report criticizes Iraq's executions Iran moves to reduce executions Iraq pushes 'Chemical Ali's' execution  The Cabinet pressed the presidential council to ratify court-ordered executions for several former officials convicted of crimes against humanity   4 death-row inmates executed
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1. 2017-07-19 North Korea firing squad carries out public executions in school yards North Korea
2. 2016-04-05 Amnesty highlights 'disturbing rise' in global executions Global
D. 2015-06-29 US Supreme Court backs use of contentious execution drug U.S. Supreme Court
4. 2015-04-29 Indonesia executions: UN chief expresses 'deep regret' UN
2015-04-28 Indonesia executions: Australia recalls ambassador Nusakambangan Island, Indonesia
G. 2015-04-26 Bali Nine: Australia urges executions halt Australia
H. 2015-04-23 Indonesia executions: Foreign envoys summoned Nusakambangan, Indonesia
I. 2014-12-19 Pakistan resumes executions after Peshawar school attack Faisalabad, Pakistan
J. 2014-07-24 Arizona halts executions after Joseph Wood case Arizona

Amnesty highlights 'disturbing rise' in global executions   Amnesty International: A surge of the executions recorded worldwide saw more people put to death last year than at any point since 1989 US Supreme Court backs use of contentious execution drug  The US Supreme Court has upheld the use of a contentious drug used in executions, saying it does not violate a ban on cruel and unusual puni...   Indonesia executions: UN chief expresses 'deep regret'  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed 'deep regret' over Indonesia's execution of eight people convicted of drug offences Indonesia executions: Australia recalls ambassador Map of Nusakambangan Island Indonesia
North Korea firing squad carries out public executions in school yards

year 2017 Top ^

Jul.19   North Korea
  Kim Jong Un's regime shot so-called 'criminals' to death in schoolyards and fish markets in a attempt to create an 'atmosphere of fear'

year 2016 Top ^

Apr.5   Global

year 2015 Top ^

Jun.29   U.S. Supreme Court
Apr.29   UN
Apr.28   Indonesia
  Australia has recalled its ambassador from Indonesia after two Australian men were executed for drug smuggling

Apr.26   Australia
Apr.23   Indonesia

year 2014 Top ^

Dec.19   Pakistan
Jul.24   Arizona  
Mar.27   China

year 2013 Top ^

Dec.2   Iraq
Apr.11   Gaza  
Feb.20   Japan  

year 2012 Top ^

Dec.21   Taiwan

year 2011 Top ^

Mar.27   Global

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.17   North Mexico
Sep.28   USA
Jan.7   Sri Lanka

year 2009 Top ^

Aug.31   Iraq
May.10   Iran
Mar.17   Baghdad  
Jan.28   Japan  
  All four men were hanged, marking the first set of executions in the country since October 2008

year 2008 Top ^

Apr.29   Baghdad   Tariq Aziz on trial over executions
  The trial of the best-known faces of Saddam Hussein's former regime in Iraq, and several other former regime officials

year 2007 Top ^

Aug.14   Russia   Russia probes 'executions' video
  The officials are investigating a video which appears to show 2 men being murdered by far-right extremists
Jul.23   Afghanistan     Deadline looms for hostages
  Taliban once again extended a deadline for the executions of S. Koreans kidnapped in Afghanistan for another 24 hours Apr.19   Iraq Amnesty attacks Iraq executions
  Amnesty International: Iraq is the world's fourth highest user of the death penalty
Apr.17   Baghdad   Web: 20 Iraq security forces executed  The Islamic State of Iraq -- a group of Sunni extremists -- claims it carried out the executions Jan.15   European Union     Criticism of Iraq hangings grows
  United Nations and European leaders have condemned the executions in Baghdad of two of former Hussein's top aides
Jan.7   Baghdad     Saddam aides 'to die this week'
  The government has said that the executions of Barzan al-Tikriti and Awad al-Bandar, will take place some time during the week
Jan.6   UN   UN urges stay of Iraq executions  New Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Iraq to suspend the execution of 2 of former Saddam's co-defendants Jan.3   UN UN appeals to Iraq on executions  High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour has appealed not to execute 2 top officials from Saddam Hussein's rule

year 2006 Top ^

Dec.15   Florida Governor halts executions
  Jeb Bush has halted executions in the state after an inmate took twice as long to die by lethal injection

year 2005 Top ^

Jun.12   Gaza   Palestinian Authority executes 4 killers
  3 of the convicted men were hanged and the other was executed by shooting
Jun.2   Serbia Serbia holds video 'executioners'
  The prime minister has announced the arrest of soldiers shown in a video carrying out executions in 1995
Mar.1   U.S. Supreme Court Supreme Court bans juvenile executions
  The court voted 5-4 that the juvenile death penalty should be declared unconstitutional

year 2003 Top ^

Jun.5   Congo   Congolese remember violent executions  residents of Bunia were terrorized and slaughtered, first by Lendu fighters and then by Hema minority May.10   Congo U.N. reports 14 executions amid fighting  30,000 people are hiding in the bush fearing ethnic clash Apr.26   Vatican   Pope condemns Cuban executions
  John Paul II has added his voice to condemnations of crackdown on dissidents
Jan.20   Mexico   Mexico asks court to stop US executions
  Mexico will ask the International Court of Justice to stop executing dozens of Mexicans being held on death row in US

before year 2000
Jun. 23, 1793   Paris Reign of Terror begins in France
  Incited by conflict between the Girondins and the Jacobins, and marked by mass executions of 'enemies of the revolution'

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