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  1. FILE PHOTO: Pope Francis visits Thailand

    Activists hope Pope Francis will sway Japanese opinion on death penalty

    Japanese activists opposed to capital punishment hope the visit of Pope Francis this weekend will help to soften public opinion in a nation where ...
  2. FILE PHOTO:  Police vehicles are deployed near the vicinity of the home of Pittsburgh synagogue sho

    US seeks death penalty for accused synagogue gunman

    The United States government will seek the death penalty for a man charged with killing 11 Jewish worshippers at a synagogue, according to court ...
  3. The US state of Illinois, where Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying was believed to be killed, does not

    US Justice Department resumes use of death penalty, schedules five executions

    The US Justice Department on Thursday (Jul 25) reinstated a two-decades long dormant policy allowing the federal government's use of capital ...
  4. Group of Sri Lankans hold placards during a protest in front of the Welikada Prison in Colombo

    Sri Lanka court delays death penalty for four convicted on drug charges

    Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has issued an injunction until October 30 against the death penalty for four people convicted of drug-related offences, ...