June 13, 2016
Inmate's Sudden Execution Reignites Death Penalty Controversy in Taiwan
By Katherine Wei
Taiwan's former justice minister has stirred up controversy over the death penalty in Taiwan.
February 10, 2016
Taiwan: Can Tsai Ing-Wen Change the Politics of Death?
By Michael Caster
The incoming president faces a debate over the death penalty.
April 30, 2015
It’s Time ASEAN Took a Good Look at Its Gallows
By Luke Hunt
The bloc has rarely discussed the death penalty. It is time it did.
March 03, 2015
Indonesia’s Death Penalty Hypocrisy
By Nithin Coca
Jokowi’s hardline policy on executions may be imperiling the fight to save hundreds of Indonesian migrants on death row.
January 30, 2015
Napalm Death, Joko Widodo and the Death Penalty
By Preston From
Could an underground metal band possibly influence Indonesian politics?
January 22, 2015
Australian Pair Facing Execution in Indonesia
By Helen Clark
What implications would the executions have for relations between the two neighbors?
December 19, 2014
Pakistan Reinstates the Death Penalty
By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
Following the brutal massacre of children in Peshawar, Pakistan reinstated the death penalty.
November 07, 2014
China Overwhelmingly Supports Death Penalty for Corrupt Officials
By Zachary Keck
73 percent of Chinese citizens support the death penalty in cases of corruption, according to a new survey.
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.
August 13, 2014
China Executes Two South Koreans
By Tae-jun Kang
Despite protests from Seoul, China went ahead with the execution of two South Korean nationals for drug smuggling.
May 04, 2014
The Death Penalty: Cruel But Still Not Unusual
By Margaret K. Lewis
Executions in Taiwan and the U.S. this week underscore that capital punishment is alive and well.
November 20, 2013
Singapore and the Death Penalty
A recent amendment saves one drug mule. But should death for drug crimes be ended altogether?