Hall, 49, is the subject of three separate legal battles to delay his execution, in what would be the eighth one carried out this year under the Trump administration after a 17-year hiatus.
North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday.
India’s execution of four men for the gang-rape and murder of a woman on a Delhi bus in 2012 does send a strong message, but the fact that it took seven long years to deliver justice has exposed the loopholes in the judicial system and that needs to be addressed.
The court directs law enforcers to apprehend Musharraf to ensure the death sentence is carried out, but if found dead beforehand, "his corpse (should) be dragged to D-Chowk, Islamabad and be hanged for three days.
Pawan Gupta, Mukesh, Vinay Sharma and Akshay Kumar Singh have been on death row after being held guilty of Nirbhaya's gang-rape, torture and killing on Dec.16, 2012.
The execution comes at a time when millions of Iranians have taken to social media to protest against the death sentences awarded to three men accused of participating in anti-government protests last November.
Sentenced to death in closed-door trials in January and April, the four men had been accused of helping militias to fight the army that seized power in a coup last year and unleashed a bloody crackdown on its opponents.
Tang Lu set his ex-wife on fire in September 2020 while she was livestreaming on Douyin, the short video platform. The woman, known online as Lamu, died of her injuries a few weeks later.
In a rare consensus on the post-coup crisis, the Security Council on Wednesday released a statement condemning the executions — Myanmar's first in decades — and calling for the immediate release of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi.