'It's part of my redemption': Texan on death row wants to donate a kidney before he dies

A man on death row in Texas asked for a stay of execution so he could donate a kidney before he died. The Independent writes about it. The idea came to 39-year-old prisoner Ramiro Gonzalez in a correspondence with Michael Zusman, a well-known opponent of the death penalty and a former prison…

China sentences American to death

A Chinese court has sentenced US citizen Shadid Abdulmatin to death for the deliberate murder of his girlfriend. Voice of America writes about it. The court found that in 2021, the American Shadid Abdulmatin inflicted several stab wounds on a 21-year-old girl, mainly in the face and…

Medvedev said it's time to bring back the death penalty in Russia

Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of Russia Dmitry Medvedev announced the possible return of the death penalty for citizens in Russia. The publication "Ukrainian Truth" told in more detail. On February 25, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe decided to suspend the right of the Russian Federation to be represented in two bodies of the Council of Europe - ...

Introduced air into arteries: in Texas, a nurse killed patients

A Texas nurse was convicted of murder and sentenced to death in connection with the death of four patients. They died after he injected them with air after heart surgery, writes NBC News. The Smith County Jury deliberated ...

In one of the US states, the death penalty was returned by firing squad

The decision was prompted by a shortage of drugs for lethal injection, according to Voice of America. South Carolina has passed a law requiring death row prisoners to choose between firing squad - a newly introduced method of execution - and the electric chair. Republican Gov. Henry McMaster signed into law under ...

Texas wants to introduce the death penalty for abortion

A Republican legislator in Texas has introduced a bill allowing the death penalty for women who have had an abortion. More details were told by The Hill. “Today I applied HB 3326 to abolish abortion in Texas,” Texas Rep. Brian Slayton tweeted. "Bill…

Before leaving office, Trump approved several executions, thus breaking the presidential tradition

Condemned to death Brandon Bernard was executed in Indiana after the US Supreme Court rejected a pardon petition. The BBC reported in more detail. Bernard was 40 years old. He was convicted back in 1999 for a murder he committed when he was ...

He killed a family with a child: in the United States for the first time in 17 years, they will carry out the death penalty at the federal level

The United States plans to carry out the first death penalty in 17 years at the federal level. 47-year-old Daniel Lewis Lee, who was found guilty of murdering a family of three in 1996, is to be executed. Writes about this BBC. The man's relatives demanded to postpone the death ...

A former California policeman confessed to 13 murders, but he was not executed: how a man managed to save his life

American Joseph DeAngelo, known as the "murderer from the golden state," confessed to 13 crimes. Such was his agreement with the US Attorney's Office in exchange for changing the sentence from execution to life imprisonment. Writes about this BBC. Joseph DeAngelo has committed his crimes more ...

'Good day to die': how the death row in the USA say goodbye to the world

The state of Texas is the leader in the United States in terms of the number of executions, with 518 convicts injected there in thirty-two years. Esquire publishes their final words. Miguel Angel Paredes Date of the crime: 17 September 2000 Date of execution: 28 October 2014 Age: ...

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