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Inmate's Sudden Execution Reignites Death Penalty Controversy in Taiwan
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.
Taiwan: Can Tsai Ing-Wen Change the Politics of Death?
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.

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

By Luke Hunt
The bloc has rarely discussed the death penalty. It is time it did.

Indonesia’s Death Penalty Hypocrisy
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.

Napalm Death, Joko Widodo and the Death Penalty
January 30, 2015

Napalm Death, Joko Widodo and the Death Penalty

By Preston From
Could an underground metal band possibly influence Indonesian politics?
Australian Pair Facing Execution in Indonesia
January 22, 2015

Australian Pair Facing Execution in Indonesia

By Helen Clark
What implications would the executions have for relations between the two neighbors?

Pakistan Reinstates the Death Penalty
December 19, 2014

Pakistan Reinstates the Death Penalty

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
Following the brutal massacre of children in Peshawar, Pakistan reinstated the death penalty.
China Overwhelmingly Supports Death Penalty for Corrupt Officials
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.

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.

China Executes Two South Koreans
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.

The Death Penalty: Cruel But Still Not Unusual
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.
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?

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