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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
A New Drug Win for Malaysia?
October 11, 2017
A New Drug Win for Malaysia?
The country could be taking a step forward soon in the region’s continuing struggle with drugs.
A New Drug Win for Malaysia?
'Apprentice': Filmmaker Explores Capital Punishment in Singapore
November 15, 2016
'Apprentice': Filmmaker Explores Capital Punishment in Singapore
Boo Junfeng discusses his latest film, which takes on the issue of capital punishment in Singapore, in an exclusive interview.
'Apprentice': Filmmaker Explores Capital Punishment in Singapore
Inmate's Sudden Execution Reignites Death Penalty Controversy in Taiwan
June 13, 2016
Inmate's Sudden Execution Reignites Death Penalty Controversy in Taiwan
Taiwan's former justice minister has stirred up controversy over the death penalty in Taiwan.
Inmate's Sudden Execution Reignites Death Penalty Controversy in Taiwan
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?
It’s Time ASEAN Took a Good Look at Its Gallows
April 30, 2015
It’s Time ASEAN Took a Good Look at Its Gallows
The bloc has rarely discussed the death penalty. It is time it did.
It’s Time ASEAN Took a Good Look at Its Gallows
Indonesia’s Death Penalty Hypocrisy
March 03, 2015
Indonesia’s Death Penalty Hypocrisy
Jokowi’s hardline policy on executions may be imperiling the fight to save hundreds of Indonesian migrants on death row.
Indonesia’s Death Penalty Hypocrisy
Napalm Death, Joko Widodo and the Death Penalty
January 30, 2015
Napalm Death, Joko Widodo and the Death Penalty
Could an underground metal band possibly influence Indonesian politics?
Napalm Death, Joko Widodo and the Death Penalty
Australian Pair Facing Execution in Indonesia
January 22, 2015
Australian Pair Facing Execution in Indonesia
What implications would the executions have for relations between the two neighbors?
Australian Pair Facing Execution in Indonesia
Pakistan Reinstates the Death Penalty
December 19, 2014
Pakistan Reinstates the Death Penalty
Following the brutal massacre of children in Peshawar, Pakistan reinstated the death penalty.
Pakistan Reinstates the Death Penalty
China Overwhelmingly Supports Death Penalty for Corrupt Officials
November 07, 2014
China Overwhelmingly Supports Death Penalty for Corrupt Officials
73 percent of Chinese citizens support the death penalty in cases of corruption, according to a new survey.
China Overwhelmingly Supports Death Penalty for Corrupt Officials
South Korean Prosecutors Call for Death Penalty for Sewol Captain
October 29, 2014
South Korean Prosecutors Call for Death Penalty for Sewol Captain
Prosecutors are seeking the death sentence in two high-profile cases in South Korea.
South Korean Prosecutors Call for Death Penalty for Sewol Captain
China Executes Two South Koreans
August 13, 2014
China Executes Two South Koreans
Despite protests from Seoul, China went ahead with the execution of two South Korean nationals for drug smuggling.
China Executes Two South Koreans
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
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
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