Execution

November 22, 2015
November 22, 2015

Mohona TV car attacked, journo shot in Raozan

A microbus of private television channel Mohona TV allegedly attacked and a journalist said to have been shot in Chittagong’s Raozan while returning from the burial of top war criminal Salauddin...

November 18, 2015
November 18, 2015

No legal bar for execution now: Attorney General

Now that Supreme Court has disposed of the review petitions of war criminals Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed, there is no legal barrier now for execution of the verdict...

September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015

Pakistan delays hanging of disabled man

The planned hanging of a paraplegic prisoner in Pakistan has been delayed, his lawyer says.

August 27, 2015
August 27, 2015

Sarandon fights to save an inmate's life

Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon is on a mission to help save an inmate's life.

June 9, 2015
June 9, 2015

Pakistan man given death row reprieve

The execution of a Pakistani man convicted of manslaughter has been postponed hours before he was due to be hanged, prison officials say.

May 19, 2015
May 19, 2015

Saudi Arabia advertises for 8 new executioners

Saudi Arabia advertises for eight new executioners, recruiting extra staff to carry out an increasing number of death sentences, usually done by public beheading.

April 11, 2015
April 11, 2015

BGB deployed in Dhaka, Rajshahi, Ctg

Paramilitary force is deployed in Chittagong, Rajshahi and Dhaka city to ward off violence amid preparation of execution of war criminal Muhammad Kamaruzzaman.

April 6, 2015
April 6, 2015

Kamaruzzaman won’t be hanged tonight

War criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman will not be hanged tonight, authorities of Dhaka Central Jail say.

April 6, 2015
April 6, 2015

'Execution depends on president if mercy sought'

If death row convict Kamaruzzaman seeks presidential mercy, he will not be executed until the president gives his decision on it, attorney general says.

March 17, 2015
March 17, 2015

Pakistan carries out mass hangings

Pakistan has hanged 12 convicts, the largest number of people executed on the same day since the country overturned a ban on executions.