In Arkansas, eight men are scheduled to die by lethal injection this month. Here is one of their stories.
Iwao Hakamada spent 46 years on death row for a crime he didn't commit. After his release in 2014, aged 78, director Kim Sungwoong documented his reintroduction to the outside world
Kenneth Fults pleaded guilty and is set to die Tuesday. But eight years after the intellectually disabled man was sentenced, a white juror showed his true self.
If I could have done anything, it would have been to deadlock the jury—but I didn't have the personal strength to do it.
Most states have stopped killing criminals or haven't done so in over a decade, according to a new report.
A court issued a last-minute decision that saved Richard Glossip's life – for now.
State-sanctioned killing has been banned in fits and starts over the course of American history, a reflection of a national character that is alternately progressive and puritan.
The precise methods prisons use to kill prisoners are often shrouded in secrecy, but we do know that the teams in charge of executions are rarely made up of experts.
Father Charlie Burrows is often the last man people speak to before they face a firing squad.
Just after midnight on Sunday, Indonesia executed six drug offenders by firing squad. International observers see the executions as harsh, especially since five of the six prisoners were foreign nationals.
Following the Charlie Hebdo attacks, Marine Le Pen – leader of France's far-right Front National – has promised a national referendum of the death penalty if she's elected President in 2017.
It might take a Conservative to end capital punishment.