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Delhi Gang Rape accused sentenced to death by hanging.

An Indian court has sentenced four men to death for the brutal gang rape and murder of a young student in Delhi last December. Mukesh Singh, Vinay Sharma, Akshay Thakur and Pawan Gupta were found guilty on all counts earlier this week and will be hanged. The 23-year-old student, Jyoti …

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New government of Nawaz Sharif brings back the death penalty

The new government of Nawaz Sharif has ended a ban on capital punishment in Pakistan, in a move that Amnesty International has called “shocking”. The country’s previous government suspended the death penalty in 2008 but the suspension was lifted on June 30 with an interior ministry spokesman telling Reuters that …

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