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Funke Adeoye of Hope Behind Bars Africa is the Lawyer Who’s Helping Prison Inmates Get Justice & Advocating for Reforms, Bella Naija, November 06, 2019.

Joseph Onyekwere, Capital defence lawyers task Federal Government on right to life , The Guardian, October 22, 2019.

Katie Dangerfield, 2nd Canadian faces execution in China — a look at the country’s death penalty laws , Global News, April 30, 2019.

CBC Radio, The First Stone: Jesus, the Accused and Us , Ideas, April 18, 2019.

Bill Bostock, This chart shows how Saudi Arabia is on course to behead more people than ever before in 2019, Business Insider, March 24, 2019.

Damion Mitchell, Death-Penalty Backlash - Support Amassing Against Executions Globally, The Gleaner, February 27, 2019.

Newswire, Francis On Death Penalty: ‘I am for the law!’, St. Lucia Times News, February 01, 2019.

Newswire, Egypt must end death penalty: EU politicians, Al Jazerra News, February 08, 2019.

Death Penalty Focus, Women on Death Row: Invisible Subjects of Gender Discrimination, Portside, November 30, 2018.

Martha Chikoti, Chiefs want death penalty abolished, Malawi 24, April 19, 2018.

Aleesha Matharu, With 22 Executions Over Three Successive Tuesdays, Is Egypt’s Sisi Sending a Warning?, The Wire, January 30, 2018.

Beth Saulnier, The Advocates, Cornell Alumni Magazine, November/December 2017.

Samantha Stern, Arrested, Assaulted and Tortured: Exiled Human Rights Lawyer Details Problems With Chinese Death Penalty, Cornell Daily Sun, November 2, 2017.

G. S. Mudur, Saudi Arabia: Dr Noose? Spare Us, The Telegraph, October 26, 2017.

Ali al-Shihabi, A response to the New York Times and the Washington Post. Al Arabyia English, August 10, 2017.

Human Rights Watch, Saudi Arabia: 14 Shia at Risk of Imminent Execution. August 10, 2017.

Cornell Law School, Makwanyane Institute Is Launched at Cornell Law School, Cornell Law School Spotlight, June 23, 2017.

Sean Murphy, A glance at some of the recent executions around the globe, Washington Post, April 28, 2017.

Fernando Anido, La pena de muerte se resiste a morir en 57 países, BEZ, January 9, 2017.

Lincoln Caplan, The growing gap between the U.S. and the international anti-death-penalty consensus, The New Yorker, December 31, 2016.

Jason Mclure, Morning Edition, Global Journalist: Saudi executions rise despite criticism, KBIA Radio, December 8, 2016.

Wiliam Tchango, Delphine Lourtau: La peine de mort est une violation des Droits de l’Homme, Cameroon-info.net, November 15, 2016.

Barbara Esuoso, Cornell Law School launches death penalty center, Cornell Chronicle, Cornell University, October 27, 2016.

Shruti Juneja, Experts Debate the Death Penalty, Cornell Daily Sun, Cornell University, October 27, 2016.

Karen Sloan, Cornell Launches Center to Help Defeat Death Penalty Worldwide, New York Law Journal, October 26, 2016.

Cornell Law School, Cornell Law School Launches Center on the Death Penalty Worldwide, October 25, 2016.

Mariana Escobar Roldan, Pena de muerte, estrategia errada contra el terrorismo, El Colombiano, October 12, 2016.

Maurice Chammah, How Mexico Saves Its Citizens From U.S. Executions, The Atlantic, September 22, 2016.

CNN, China is the world's top executioner, but it doesn't want you to know that, April 6, 2016.

Oliver Homes, Malaysia hangs three men for murder in 'secretive' execution, The Guardian, March 25, 2016.

Associated Press, Saudi Arabia beheaded 157 people in 2015, most executions in 20 years, New York Daily News, January 1, 2016.

Aya Batrawy, Saudi beheadings soar in 2015 under discretionary rulings, AOL News, January 1, 2016.

Zahid Gishkori, Walking the tightrope: Kaniza Bibi among 47 women on death row in Pakistan, The Express Tribune, November 15, 2015.

Bill Steele, Law students help reverse Malawi death penalty sentence, Cornell Chronicle, Cornell University, July 16, 2015.

Joanna Sugden, India’s Use of the Death Penalty Rises, Wall Street Journal, July 10, 2015.

The Guardian, North Korea has carried out 1,400 public executions since 2000, report claims, The Guardian, July 6, 2015.

James King, 16 Things That Could Get You Executed In Saudi Arabia, Vocativ, June 18, 2015.

Human Rights Watch, Saudi Arabia: 100 Executions Since January 1, June 16, 2015.

Adam Taylor, Chart: The mystery behind a dramatic rise in executions in Saudi Arabia, Washington Post, May 28, 2015.

Al Jazeera English, Newshour: Interview of Delphine Lourtau on the death sentence handed down to former Egyptian president Morsi, May 16, 2015.

Seven Network Morning Sunrise, The effectiveness of the death penalty, May 1, 2015.

Sarah Kaplan and Sarah Larimer, Bali Nine’ leaders executed by firing squad in Indonesia, Washington Post, April 28, 2015.

ABC News Radio Breakfast, Research Director at Death Penalty Worldwide, based in New York, responds to Indonesian executions, April 28, 2015.

William Gibson, Saudi man faces death for ripping up Koran, renouncing Islam, March 9, 2015.

Carolyn Hoyle, Remembering women sentenced to death on International Women’s Day, OUPBlog, March 7, 2015.

Sara Schonhardt, The Short Answer: Death Row Diplomacy in Indonesia, Wall Street Journal, March 4, 2015.

An Dien, Jury out as Vietnam holds fast to white-collar noose, Thanh Nien News, February 26, 2015.

Lora Moftah, Saudi Arabia Defends Public Beheadings After ISIS Comparisons, International Business Time, February 2, 2015.

Catherine Gouëset, Arabie saoudite: cachez ces décapitations que je ne saurais voir, L'Express, January 22, 2015.

An Dien, Is Vietnam ready to abolish death penalty?, Thanh Nien News, January 22, 2015.

Stefano Esposito, Firing squads becoming more common in Indonesia, experts say, Chicago Sun Times, January 21, 2015.

Wall Street Journal, How Indonesia’s Record on Executions Stacks Up, January 20, 2105.

Collier Meyerson, Woman Who Maintained Innocence Publicly Beheaded in Mecca, Jezebel, January 17, 2015.

Amel Ahmed, Beheadings remain integral part of Saudi justice system, Al Jazeera America, September 11, 2014.

Human Rights Watch, Saudi Arabia: Surge in Executions, August 21, 2014.

Jesper Hjorth, Domstol: Fire voldtægtsmænd skal hænges, Ekstra Bladet, March 13, 2014.

AFP, Death for Qatari for killing British teacher, March 27, 2014.

Lauren Murphy, Vietnam’s Death Penalty System Under Fire, Voice of Russia, April 7, 2014.

Terrence McCoy, Vietnam's punishment for corrupt bankers: Death, Washington Post, April 4, 2014.

Will Davies, India Death Penalty Stats: Latest Headlines Live Blog, The Wall Street Journal, September 11, 2013.

Carol J. Williams, Gambia, Iraq executions buck worldwide abolitionist trend, Los Angeles Times, August 31, 2012.

WBEZ 91.5 (Chicago Public Radio), Worldview, Interview with Sandra Babcock on EU legislation aimed at limiting US access to European-produced drugs used to carry out executions, January 20, 2012.

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