John Battaglia shot his two daughters and forced their mother to listen on speakerphone.
Kingdom faces criticism from rights groups over its use of the death penalty
The Democrat advocates the death penalty in 'limited cases' under federal jurisdiction
Ali al-Nimr, the teenage nephew of a Shia cleric executed in January, is feared to be among those to be beheaded
He accepted a final prayer and recorded a final statement,but turned down his right to request a special final meal
"For the most part, the criminalisation of homosexuality in Africa is a direct result of colonialism"
‘This is a rarest of rare case owing to the brutality inflicted on the victim. So the death penalty is justified’
Christopher Eugene Brooks is scheduled to receive the lethal injection on Thursday after murdering a woman in 1992
Exclusive: Kingdom is only major death penalty state missing from document setting out UK strategy to curb executions
Last year, Saudi Arabia executed 158 people - the highest number in two decades
A report from death penalty analysts shows that this year there was the lowest number of executions in a half-century
Legal push will also challenge the use of controversial sedative Midazolam in executions
Wayne Doty says he is driven by a desire to speed up the process and bring peace to himself and the family of his victim
Ohio has run out of supplies of its previous drugs and has unsuccessfully sought new amounts
There are more than 1,000 people on death row in Sri Lanka but no one has been executed since 1976
Juan Martin Garcia was convicted of capital murder for the killing and robbery of Christian missionary Hugh Solano