November 20, 2013
Singapore and the Death Penalty
A recent amendment saves one drug mule. But should death for drug crimes be ended altogether?
November 19, 2013
China Arrests Right-Wing Japanese Politician
The man, who takes a hardline stance on the Senkaku Islands, faces death in China on drug charges.
November 15, 2013
China Tackles One-Child Policy, Death Penalty, & Labor Camps
Early media reports on the Third Plenum report suggest the leadership grabbed the low-hanging fruit.
August 28, 2013
Pakistan: Bloodbath on Death Row?
With the new government planning to resume executions, human rights activists warn of potential carnage in Pakistani prisons.
June 27, 2013
Ahead of International Drug Day, China Executes 6
Beijing continued its tradition of carrying out bulk executions to commemorate UN anti-drug day.
April 12, 2013
The Death Penalty: Fading Into the Past?
Amnesty International released its annual report on the death penalty. Where did Asian nations rank?
November 23, 2012
India Executes "Lone Survivor" of Mumbai Attacks
The decision to hang Ajmal Kasab, a Pakistani national, was carried out in complete secrecy.
November 19, 2010
Nobel Prize Ceremony Cancelled?
China’s refusal to let anyone collect dissident Liu Xiabao’s Nobel Peace Prize has echoes of 1930s Europe.