US State of Alabama Executes Muslim on Death Row By Lethal Injection

Ray’s was Alabama’s first execution in 2019. He was sentenced to death for the 1995 rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl.

US State of Alabama Executes Muslim on Death Row By Lethal Injection

  ALABAMA – A Muslim inmate in Alabama was put to death Thursday night after the Supreme Court denied his request for an imam to be present. Dominique Ray, 42, was executed by lethal injection Thursday and pronounced dead at 10:12 p.m., The Associated Press reported. He had argued before the Supreme Court that Alabama’s […]

Japan Executes Six More Members of Religious Cult Behind Deadly Sarin Gas Attack

The executions come after authorities hanged "guru" Shoko Asahara and six of his one-time followers earlier this month, after years on death row.

Japan Executes Six More Members of Religious Cult Behind Deadly Sarin Gas Attack

  TOKYO – Japan on Thursday executed six more members of the cult behind the deadly 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway, local media said, weeks after the group’s leader was hanged. The Aum Shinrikyo cult carried out a deadly 1995 sarin attack on the Tokyo subway, killing 13 people Public broadcaster NHK […]