Human rights groups fighting to save Sina Dehghan from hanging for messages he sent as a teenager
And 30 per cent of Leave voters want the notorious and energy inefficient incandescent light bulbs back
Chief Justice John Roberts said the expert witness testimony that said Duane Buck's race presented a future danger was 'patently unconstitutional'
Three executions led to legal challenge from prisoners who said method used was 'too painful'
'I’ve never claimed that at all ever'
Nie Shubin was killed in 1995 aged 20 after he was found guilty in Shijiazhuang, in Hebei province
Ibrahim Halawa is being tried as an adult alongside 493 other defendants on terrorism charges
'Sensationalist' videos featuring unrelated footage of Isis attacks made and circulated by Iranian media criticised by anti-death penalty activists
Munir al-Adam says he signed a confession only after being beaten so badly he lost hearing in one ear
President Erdogan has said he would approve capital punishment and crowds have called for it to be re-introduced following the failed July coup
'I am convinced that parliament will approve it, and when it comes back to me, I will ratify it,' says President Erdogan in a speech in Ankara
'Imdad Ali's hanging would be a grave breach of Pakistani and international law and an indelible stain on Pakistan’s reputation,' says human rights group
China, Iran, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia execute the highest number of people
The jury's decision hinged on expert witness testimony that claimed that black people were statistically more prone to violent criminal behaviour
New survey shows support for the death penalty slipping in America
'Imdad Ali is mentally ill and has suffered years without proper treatment', human rights group says