Singapore executes mentally disabled man despite outcry

Singapore executes mentally disabled man despite outcry

By Sam Reeves A mentally disabled Malaysian man was executed in Singapore on Wednesday, his family said, after losing a long legal battle and despite a storm of international criticism and appeals for clemency. Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam was arrested in 2009 for...
Texas executes its oldest death row inmate

Texas executes its oldest death row inmate

By François PICARD Texas executed its oldest death row inmate on Thursday, a 78-year-old man convicted of killing a policeman more than 30 years ago during a routine traffic stop. Lawyers for Carl Buntion had filed a final appeal to the US Supreme Court seeking a...