May 06, 2019
Japan’s Secretive Death Penalty Poised to Take a Back Seat During Olympic Spotlight
By Thisanka Siripala
With a new imperial year and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, death row inmates are likely to be spared in the coming two years.
October 11, 2017
A New Drug Win for Malaysia?
By David Hutt
The country could be taking a step forward soon in the region’s continuing struggle with drugs.
November 15, 2016
'Apprentice': Filmmaker Explores Capital Punishment in Singapore
By Vishal Arora
Boo Junfeng discusses his latest film, which takes on the issue of capital punishment in Singapore, in an exclusive interview.
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.