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  1. 11. news | 28 Dec 2014

    After the anger, child sex attacks spark soul search

    Crime and punishment

    Newspaper section: News

    » A series of high-profile child sex crimes this year triggered national debates about weighty issues including Thai rape culture and the use of the death of penalty.

  2. 12. news | 22 Dec 2014

    Pakistan to execute 500 terror convicts

    By AFP

    » ISLAMABAD - Pakistan plans to execute around 500 militants in coming weeks, officials said Monday, after the government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases following a Taliban school massacre.

  3. 13. news | 15 Dec 2014

    Australian woman 'duped' in Malaysia drug case: lawyer

    By AFP

    » SEPANG (MALAYSIA) - An Australian woman who was arrested entering Malaysia with crystal methamphetamine is innocent and was only carrying a bag for a stranger, a lawyer seeking to spare her the death penalty said Monday.

  4. 14. news | 11 Dec 2014

    Russian woman arrested in Bali for drugs smuggling

    By AFP

    » DENPASAR - A young Russian woman may face the death penalty for allegedly attempting to smuggle crystal methamphetamine into the resort island of Bali, an Indonesian customs official said Thursday.

  5. 15. news | 06 Dec 2014

    NZ drug accused held in Bali a dating scam victim: family

    By AFP

    » WELLINGTON - A New Zealand man who faces the death penalty if convicted of drugs charges in Indonesia appears to be the victim of an online dating scam, according to his family Saturday.

  6. 16. news | 05 Dec 2014

    New Zealand man arrested in Bali for drug smuggling

    By AFP

    » DENPASAR (INDONESIA) - A New Zealand man faces the death penalty after he was arrested for allegedly attempting to smuggle crystal methamphetamine into the Indonesian island resort of Bali, a customs official said Friday...

  7. 17. learning | 29 Feb 2012

    Quick execution of drug dealers?

    About the law

    By Jon Fernquest

    » UN drug enforcement org (INCB) worried only that rule of law upheld in any new war on drugs, neutral on death penalty.

  8. 18. learning | 14 Dec 2010

    Prospects for ending the death penalty in Thailand

    About the law

    By Jon Fernquest

    » During the last decade executions trickled to a halt in Thailand. Will a new law end them completely? Or will they begin anew?

  9. 19. learning | 30 Sep 2014

    Death for train rapist

    About crime

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Wanchai, 22, railway sleeper car employee, found guilty of raping 13-year old asleep in train & throwing her out of window to her death, has been sentenced to death with appeal for mercy rejected.

  10. 20. learning | 28 May 2012

    Death of a ‘death hotel’

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Being known as a ‘death hotel’ is not good for business, so it is not surprising that a Chiang Mai hotel where several guests died mysteriously is being torn down.

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