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The main article for this category is executioner.

This category is intended for individuals conducting executions for governments; it is not intended for individuals conducting "execution-style killings" for criminal organizations.

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Foreign Policy (blog)

Foreign Policy (blog)
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:14:59 -0700

After an alleged series of brutal executions by the Burundian military, should the United States consider cutting off the cash it's giving the country's armed forces? By Lewis MudgeLewis Mudge is an Africa researcher at Human Rights Watch who has done ...
 
San Antonio Express-News
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 22:03:45 -0700

Like other death penalty states, Texas has been forced to scramble to secure lethal drugs as death penalty opponents succeed in pressuring makers not to sell their pharmaceuticals to executioners. Prisons spokesman Jason Clark said the drug, commonly ...
 
Greeneville Sun
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 08:54:34 -0700

The plaintiffs asserted that the identities of the doctors, pharmacists, medical examiners, medical personnel and executioners that participate in the lethal injection process are necessary to their case. The state contends the identities are not ...

Austin Chronicle

Austin Chronicle
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 22:11:58 -0700

Manuel Vasquez's execution last Wednesday didn't just mark the fourth such Texas-approved killing in 2015's first 10 weeks; it coincided as the second-to-last to occur by injection of the state's current supply of pentobarbital, a sedative the Texas ...

The Missoulian

The Missoulian
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 06:03:51 -0800

Interviews of two prison “executioners” revealed the emotional stress it placed on their lives. One battled depression and substance abuse that he attributed to his duty. Another mentioned that they felt a recent suicide by an associate was caused by ...

The News International

Ekklesia
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 02:45:00 -0700

The mass execution of 12 people in Pakistan yesterday (17 March) highlights the horrific consequences of the government's decision to resume executions for all death row prisoners, Amnesty International has said. The 12 men were hanged in prisons ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 19:47:54 -0800

They are not full-time executioners but rather special police officers assigned to the job. They are paid less than $100 on top of their existing salary to carry out their grim task. The officer spoke exclusively to the Guardian, describing the ...
 
Sputnik International
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 15:52:30 -0700

Utah Department of Corrections Public Information Officer said that the US state of Utah prisons try to protect the identities of individuals assigned to firing squads that carry out inmate executions. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The US state of Utah ...
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