death penalty

Keeping the death penalty alive

Sri Lanka declares it will resume executions for drug traffickers.

| Sep 28, 2018

The life and death of a surrendered militant

The secret hanging of Afzal Guru is another blot on India's political class and national consciousness.

| Feb 20, 2013

Banishing brutality

Review of Jinee Lokaneeta's Transnational Torture: Law, violence, and state power in the United States and India

A state and its death sentences

Killer words have a place in the lexicon of states. Their use can devastate societies.

| Jul 01, 1996

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