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Dramatic drop in Saudi executions after laws changed in 2020


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The US executed its second inmate in two days, meaning 10 executions have taken place this year after a 17 year pause


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Last-minute executions under Trump put spotlight on Biden’s death penalty views


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‘Simply unthinkable’: Law officers call for halt to executions in Trump’s final weeks


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‘Horrifying’ rise in state executions in Egypt kills at least 57, Amnesty says


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Justice Department seeks to authorize firing squad executions


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New rule could allow gas, firing squads for US executions


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Biden to work to end executions as government sets 3 more


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Michigan militia planned ‘weeklong series of televised executions’ as part of kidnapping plot, prosecutors say


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Nigeria condemns executions of captives held by extremists

Nigeria condemns executions of captives held by extremistsNigeria’s government on Friday condemned extremists linked to the Islamic State group after a video circulated of 11 hostages, most of them Christians, being executed. The extremist group, which calls itself the Islamic State West Africa Province, said the captives were executed as revenge for the killing of Islamic State group leaders in Iraq and Syria in October.



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