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The Sedition Act has been suspended.
Washington state’s Supreme Court just tossed out its death penalty — here are the states that still have the power to execute prisoners
Washington state's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the death penalty violates its constitution because it has been "imposed in an arbitrary and racially biased manner." Though the majority of states still retain capital punishment, few of them have actually used it in recent years.
Offenders of crimes like drug trafficking, firearms possession, murder and terrorism could soon be spared the noose.
Muhammad Lukman Mohamad, a 29-year-old father of one, was convicted of trafficking in cannabis, a crime punishable by death in Malaysia.
Posting on Facebook, protesting, and going to a funeral: This is why Saudi sentenced a female activist to death for the first time
Saudi Arabia is set to sentence Israa al Ghomgham to death, in the kingdom's first ever death sentence for a female political activist. Her charges were revealed in court documents obtained by international human rights groups on Wednesday.
The diplomatic feud between Canada and Saudi Arabia has escalated in recent weeks, and Canada is refusing to back down.
Kim Kardashian West says she thinks Trump’s starting to change his mind about cracking down on drug dealers and giving them the death penalty
Kim Kardashian West, who recently helped secure the freedom of 63-year-old Alice Johnson, said she believes President Donald Trump is starting to change his attitude toward non-violent drug offenders serving lengthy prison terms.
Saudi Arabia plans to execute four men accused of training with Iranian soldiers in terror "camps." The ruling came just a day after the UN published a report which concluded that Saudi Arabia uses its strict anti-terror and national security laws to crackdown on dissent.
Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the suspected Santa Fe, Texas shooter who admitted he gunned down 10 of his high-school classmates and teachers on Friday will never get the death penalty or a mandatory life sentence. The maximum penalty he can receive is a life sentence with parole eligibility after 40 years.