Malaysia’s parliament convened on Monday after a two-month adjournment with the proposed abolition of the death penalty and the Defense White Paper among other matters high on the agenda between Oct 7 and Dec 5.
President Rodrigo Duterte is likely to certify as urgent the bill seeking to reinstate the death penalty, his spokesman said on Tuesday.
One day after calling for a public referendum to allow for capital punishment against child rapists, Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday shifted his stance on the issue after receiving legal advice.
Australian could face death penalty over smuggling meth into the Indonesian Bali.
Indian court hands down the death penalty to a man guilty of raping and murdering a law student in a brutal knife attack in Kerala state.
Donald Trump reiterates his call for the death penalty for truck attack suspect.
Germany is remanding in custody a suspected Vietnamese agent accused in the kidnapping of a fugitive state company official in Berlin.
Malaysia’s cabinet has agreed unanimously to do away with the mandatory death penalty for drug traffickers.