Saudi Arabia Wants To Execute a Female Activist for Protesting the Government

A Shiite woman and four other activists will be executed if a Saudi prosecutor gets his way. Israa al-Ghomgham and her husband were taken into custody in December 2015 for protesting anti-Shiite discrimination in Saudia Arabia’s Qatif province.

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Nitrogen Gas Is Now the Execution Method of Choice in Oklahoma

The United States is dealing with a drug shortage—a legal injection drug shortage, that is. In response, states where capital punishment is still practiced are having to come up with new ways of killing people. Earlier this week, Oklahoma announced that it will start using nitrogen gas for all its executions moving… Read more…

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