Did the FBI execute Ibragim Todashev? He appears to have been shot seven times while being interviewed at home in Orlando, Florida, about his connection to one of the Boston bombing suspects. Among the shots was the assassin's hallmark: a bullet to the back of the head. What kind of an interview was it?
Warning: Some may find the second image in the accompanying gallery distressing
New photographs have emerged which raise fresh questions about the conduct of Sri Lanka’s armed forces during the final stages of the operation against Tamil rebels and have led to claims the 12-year-old son of the militants’ leader may have been summarily executed.
Embargoed until now. ..
As the Obama administration vows to use “executive orders” to restrict guns, activists, military personnel, and law enforcement members vow to resist.
Since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976, 1,307 convicted murderers have been executed in the United States. (As of October 1, 2012)
Kim Jong Un keeping it gangsta.
The al-Qaeda-allied group al-Shabaab executed US-born jihadist Omar Hammami on April 5th, according to unconfirmed Somali media reports.
I dreamed of this one btw, woke up in sweat. Next I thought I should forum and immortalize it for all eternity. Very safe for work.
Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, the head of a network of Christian house churches in Iran, could be executed as soon as midnight Wednesday in Tehran for refusing to recant his religious beliefs and convert to Islam, said the chair of a commission that monitors religious freedom around the world.
Death row inmate Troy Davis has been executed in the US state of Georgia for the fatal shooting of policeman Mark MacPhail in 1989.
As the lethal injection began taking effect, the Mexican National convicted of the brutal rape and killing of a teenage girl in 1995 shouted, "Viva Mexico!" just before he died at a Texas prison.
The "execution-style" mass cull of 100 sled dogs owned by Whistler-based Outdoor Adventures has sparked an SPCA investigation into allegations of animal cruelty, outrage from animal welfare groups and suspension by Tourism Whistler of reservations for dog sledding excursions by the company.
TALIBAN SPOKESMAN: 'Anyone who knows about Islam knows that stoning is in the Koran, and that it is Islamic law. There are people who call it inhuman - but in doing so they insult the Prophet. They want to bring foreign thinking to this country'
Sodium thiopental – an anaesthetic used in US executions – is no longer to be made in the country. Last week, Hospira, the sole US manufacturer of the drug, announced that it will stop production. New Scientist looks at the implications for the death penalty and the research surrounding lethal injection.
US citizen Furkan Dogan and five Turkish citizens were murdered execution-style by Israeli commandos.
At least 388 people were executed in Iran, 120 in Iraq and 52 in the US.
Anyone else think its slightly hypocritical that the so-called leader of the free world is in a list alongside china, iran and iraq?
Although convicted he only got 4 years. Showing the reluctance we have to properly punish Police.
Junk science, inept defense lawyers, a jailhouse snitch, and a court system designed to make it next-to-impossible for the innocent to clear their names.
A Collection of quotes from folks who are about to be executed.
Lemme see, first, lethal injection, two, gas him, three, electrocution, Four, you hang him, five, a firing squad, then disemboweled and quartered.
Only in Iraq....
When 13-year-old Alycia Nipp didn't come home from a trip to Wal-Mart, her family had no idea where she was, but a tracking device was transmitting the location of her alleged killer. Darrin Sanford, 30, was one of several homeless people living near the field in an abandoned home slated for demolition, police said.
Right: ARVN soldier shoots suspected Viet Cong soldier - this image was beamed into millions of American TV's.