PYONGYANG – North Korea has executed five officials for their part in the failed second summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a South Korean newspaper reported Friday. The newspaper’s source said that senior envoy Kim Hyok Chol was executed at the Mirim airfield with four other officials from the North’s […]
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.
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 […]
The executions come after authorities hanged "guru" Shoko Asahara and six of his one-time followers earlier this month, after years on death row.
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 […]