death penalty

Iran limits death penalty for drug traffickers

The Iranian parliament approved a bill on Sunday to limit death penalty for drug offenders. 182 out of 245 MPs present in the parliament voted in favor of the bill. The bill will be turned into a law when it is studied by …

Erdogan: coup plotters could face death soon

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his government intends to reintroduce the death penalty as a way of punishing those behind a failed mid-July coup, PressTV reports. Erdogan said Saturday that the government …

Erdogan: people of Turkey want death penalty back

The people of Turkey demand reinstating the death penalty, the country’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. Erdogan said that if the Turkish parliament decides to restore the death penalty, no one has the right to criticize …

 Erdogan: Turkish citizens demand death penalty

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told supporters he is willing to reintroduce the death penalty to punish activists involved in last month’s failed coup. Speaking to a rally of a million supporters, …

Tajikistan may reinstate death penalty

Tajikistan plans to restore the death penalty. The death penalty is necessary in respect of persons who have committed serious crimes and terrorism, the Tajik Prosecutor General Yusuf Rahmon said today. According to …

Erdogan says EU is not honest

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the EU of not paying its way under a deal to send Syrian refugees back across the Aegean. The president said the EU had promised $3 billion, but so far only paid a nominal …