#Death Penalty

  • Article: Uganda’s Government Must Investigate Killing of LGBTQ+ Activist, Says Human Rights Watch

    Uganda’s Government Must Investigate Killing of LGBTQ+ Activist, Says Human Rights Watch

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Oct. 21, 2019

    The warning comes after a series of violent and fatal attacks on the country’s LGBTQ+ community. Read more

  • Article: Brunei Temporarily Lifts Death Penalty for LGBTQ People After Global Backlash

    Brunei Temporarily Lifts Death Penalty for LGBTQ People After Global Backlash

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Gaëlle Langué|May 6, 2019

    But human rights activists aren’t convinced. Read more

  • Article: Death Sentence for Sudanese Teen Bride Who Stabbed Her Rapist Sparks Outrage

    Death Sentence for Sudanese Teen Bride Who Stabbed Her Rapist Sparks Outrage

    By Daniele Selby|May 11, 2018

    Noura Hussein was 16 when her family forced her to marry a distant cousin. Read more

  • Article: Child Rapists in India to Face the Death Penalty

    Child Rapists in India to Face the Death Penalty

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 23, 2018

    Decision follows weeks of outrage over two high-profile assault cases. Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis urges the world to abolish the death penalty

    Pope Francis urges the world to abolish the death penalty

    By Megha Cherian |Feb. 22, 2016

    The Pope appeals to people’s conscience in order to end a practice that kills thousands every year Read more

  • Article: Why do we still use the death penalty in the United States?

    Why do we still use the death penalty in the United States?

    By Natalie Prolman|May 18, 2015

    An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. Read more