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Capital Punishment in the United States

Six degrees

With the execution of three convicted murderers this week, Japan has brought its tally of judicial killings for 2009 to seven. The men were all hanged and, in accordance with accepted practice, were not given prior notice of their executions.

Sunday, 2 August, 2009, 12:00am

Final reckoning for Big Spender

CHEUNG Tze-keung knew his fate the night before his last appeal failed. Shackled to the floor, his handcuffs would have been removed for the final time for the last meal.

6 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Life on death row

The Execution Protocol by Stephen Trombley Arrow $72 WHATEVER you think of capital punishment, this book will make you think harder. The protocol that surrounds taking a life serves to depersonalise and detach everyone involved in the death process - from wardens and correction officers to the execution witnesses and executioners.

5 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Mass executions held

CHINA has held more mass executions across the nation after stepping up its campaign against serious crimes, according to official reports.

Separately, the Communist Party mouthpiece, People's Daily, lashed out at people who engaged in money-worship and sought pleasure.

29 Sep 1993 - 12:00am