Two opposition party chiefs executed in Bangladesh

Two Bangladesh opposition leaders have been executed for war crimes committed during the 1971 independence struggle against Pakistan. Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid were hanged in Dhaka’s central jail. They were convicted of genocide and rape – charges they denied. Chowdhury has been an influential politician – he was elected MP six… Read More Two opposition party chiefs executed in Bangladesh

ISIS executes captives by tying them to pillars and blowing them up

ISIS, which comes up with more and more heinous methods of execution, has ramped up its cruelty. Members of the group tied three people to the pillars in the ancient section of Palmyra and killed them by detonating the pillars, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. The group said it learned of the killings… Read More ISIS executes captives by tying them to pillars and blowing them up

Man who killed 15-year old girl in 1989 executed in Missouri

A man who spent nearly 25 years on Missouri’s death row was executed Tuesday for the kidnapping, rape and fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old girl who was waiting for a school bus. Roderick Nunley became the sixth inmate put to death in Missouri this year. During the lethal injection, the 50-year-old inmate’s breathing became labored… Read More Man who killed 15-year old girl in 1989 executed in Missouri