Items related to death penalty

Reuters 20 Jul 2016
Turkey vowed to root out allies of the US-based cleric it blames for an abortive coup last week, widening a purge of...
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan
CNN 18 Jul 2016
Turkey will not be able to join the European Union if it reintroduces the death penalty, a senior EU official said...
 Morsi appeared in court on Sunday in a red prison uniform
Al-Masry Al-Youm 06 Jul 2015
An official source said that Egypt is among the least countries in the world that implement the death penalty, as...
Reuters 10 Jun 2015
Pakistan on Wednesday executed a man who was 15 when he was sentenced to death for murder and whose lawyers say was...
Lawyer Samir Sabry
Al-Masry Al-Youm 01 Jun 2015
A prominent lawyer has called for the bodies of terrorist convicts to be burned after execution.   Speaking to Al-...
Al-Masry Al-Youm 19 May 2015
James Moran, the European Union's ambassador to Cairo, said in a recent statement that the European Union is...
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during a joint news conference with Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in Baghdad 13 January 2014.
Reuters 18 May 2015
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed deep concern on Monday at an Egyptian court decision to seek the death...
Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party (AKP) during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara 22 November 2011.
Reuters 16 May 2015
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan criticised Egypt over a court decision to seek the death penalty for ousted Islamist...
Reuters 20 Apr 2015
An Egyptian court sentenced 22 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to death on Monday over an attack on a police station...
Reuters 16 Apr 2015
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the suspension of death sentences passed by military courts set up...