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Japan’s Secretive Death Penalty Poised to Take a Back Seat During Olympic Spotlight
May 06, 2019
Japan’s Secretive Death Penalty Poised to Take a Back Seat During Olympic Spotlight
With a new imperial year and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, death row inmates are likely to be spared in the coming two years.
Japan’s Secretive Death Penalty Poised to Take a Back Seat During Olympic Spotlight
Capital Punishment, Human Rights, and Indonesia's Chance for the Moral High Ground
April 03, 2018
Capital Punishment, Human Rights, and Indonesia's Chance for the Moral High Ground
The execution of Indonesian migrant workers highlights the need for new protections, both abroad and at home.
Capital Punishment, Human Rights, and Indonesia's Chance for the Moral High Ground
The Death Penalty in South Asia
May 18, 2017
The Death Penalty in South Asia
Nepal, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka have effectively abolished capital punishment. The rest of South Asia hasn't.
The Death Penalty in South Asia
Taiwan: Can Tsai Ing-Wen Change the Politics of Death?
February 10, 2016
Taiwan: Can Tsai Ing-Wen Change the Politics of Death?
The incoming president faces a debate over the death penalty.
Taiwan: Can Tsai Ing-Wen Change the Politics of Death?
China’s Coming Energy Revolution
January 10, 2015
China’s Coming Energy Revolution
Plus, Chinese special forces, the Sri Lankan election, and capital punishment for foreigners. Friday China links.
China’s Coming Energy Revolution
The Death Penalty: Cruel But Still Not Unusual
May 04, 2014
The Death Penalty: Cruel But Still Not Unusual
Executions in Taiwan and the U.S. this week underscore that capital punishment is alive and well.
The Death Penalty: Cruel But Still Not Unusual
Help Wanted: A Reliable Executioner in Sri Lanka
March 14, 2014
Help Wanted: A Reliable Executioner in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka’s latest hangman resigns after visiting the gallows.
Help Wanted: A Reliable Executioner in Sri Lanka
Singapore and the Death Penalty
November 20, 2013
Singapore and the Death Penalty
A recent amendment saves one drug mule. But should death for drug crimes be ended altogether?
Singapore and the Death Penalty
Indonesia and the Death Penalty
July 02, 2011
Indonesia and the Death Penalty
Will the execution of an Indonesian maid prompt a rethink of the country’s capital punishment policy?
Indonesia and the Death Penalty
January 24, 2011
Philippines Death Penalty Back?
As the debate rages over the death penalty in the Philippines, a sampling of students share their views.
Philippines Death Penalty Back?
Death Row in Japan
August 21, 2010
Death Row in Japan
Japan’s system of capital punishment is outdated and cruel, a leading critic says.
Death Row in Japan
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