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Vietnam only applies death penalty for ‘especially serious’ crimes

The application of the death penalty is a sovereign nation’s prerogative and Vietnam only applies it for very grave crimes.

Thailand carries out first execution since 2009: government

Rights groups hit out at the sudden resumption of the death penalty, which is often handed down for serious crimes.

In rare move, Vietnam announces execution date of jilted lover behind family massacre

It is extremely unusual for the country to give the public prior notice of an execution.
November 15, 2017 | 10:45 am GMT+7

China remains world's biggest executioner - Amnesty

China executed more people in 2016 than all other nations combined, Amnesty International said Tuesday, as death penalties in the world decreased overall.
April 11, 2017 | 09:12 am GMT+7

Indonesia to resume executions as it steps up "war on drugs"

Indonesia said on Thursday it will resume executions of drug traffickers this year, after a brief hiatus since last year's controversial executions of mostly foreign convicts.
April 08, 2016 | 08:23 am GMT+7
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