As many as 25 women have been targeted in a wave of acid attacks in Iran in recent weeks, sparking protests and criticism of Rouhani's 'moderate' stance
Asia Bibi was sentenced to death in 2010 for blasphemy. Four years later, she's taking her case to Pakistan's Supreme Court
China executed three times as many people than the rest of the world put together, according to a report released by a US-based human rights group
"Far from providing justice to the victims of acts of violence and terrorism and their families, miscarriages of justice merely compound the effects of the crime," the report said.
The Donetsk People's Republic announced that it was introducing the death penalty for "the gravest crimes"
The botched Arizona execution is the third this year in the United States, fueling concerns about the drugs used to kill convicted criminals