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Lethal Injection

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July 13, 2014

Arizona inmate takes two hours to die in botched execution using experimental two-drug cocktail

The state of Arizona today took one hour and 57 minutes to kill a prisoner…
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Lethal Injection
April 30, 2014

Botched execution in Oklahoma leaves prisoner ‘writhing in agony’

A botched execution in Oklahoma last night, which left prisoner Clayton Lockett ‘writhing in agony’,…
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Lethal Injection
February 26, 2014

Pharma firms must put in place execution drug controls as US states push ahead with new ‘cocktail’

Two pharmaceutical companies, one of which describes itself as “one of the biggest…in the UK,”…
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Lethal Injection
January 16, 2014

US prisons stockpiling medicines for executions while hospitals face shortages

Prisons in the US are sitting on large stockpiles of life-saving medicines, which they plan…
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Lethal Injection
January 16, 2014

Ohio prisoner takes nearly half an hour to die in apparently botched, experimental execution

An execution carried out today by Ohio, using a new, untested combination of drugs, shows…
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Lethal Injection
January 14, 2014

Upcoming execution of Dennis McGuire in Ohio

Dennis McGuire is set to be the first person ever to be executed using an…
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Lethal Injection
January 10, 2014

Prisoner feels ‘whole body burning’ in apparently botched lethal injection using ‘DIY drugs’

The last words of a prisoner executed in Oklahoma this week suggest that the anaesthetic…
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Lethal Injection
October 8, 2013

Pharmacies reject involvement in US executions

Pharmacies in the US are demanding that executioners in Texas not use their drugs to…
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Lethal Injection
June 18, 2013

Healthcare firm Fresenius Kabi receives award for action to prevent use of drug in executions

A pharmaceutical company which has taken steps to prevent its product from being used in…
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