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GAZA: WOMAN SENTENCED TO DEATH BY HANGING

October 5, 2016: A court in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip sentenced a Palestinian woman to death by hanging on October 5, after she was convicted of premeditated murder, according to a statement released by the prosecution's office. The court convicted the woman, identified only by her initials N.A., of killing her husband Rabie Abu Anzeh, 36. Anzeh was found dead in the southern Gaza Strip on Jan. 30.
A day before the sentencing of N.A., the general prosecution in Gaza appealed a decision made last month by a court in Deir al-Balah, when a man was found guilty of killing one of his wives with the complicity of his second wife and sentenced to ten years in prison, while his second wife was released.
Gaza's Attorney General Ismail Jabir said the court accepted the appeal because "there has been an error in the implementation of law." The court, he said, ignored evidence submitted by the general prosecution and eventually found the husband guilty of manslaughter instead of premeditated murder.
In May, Gaza-based legislators decided that death sentences would be “obligatory after all possible appeals against them are completed.”
This ratification of the death penalty law has paved the way for the execution of at least a dozen Palestinians who have been sentenced to death in the Gaza Strip.
On May 17, senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh announced that 13 Palestinians had been sentenced to death by Gaza courts and would be executed as soon as possible. (Sources: Ma'an, 05/10/2016)

GAZA: THREE MEN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR SPYING, MURDER
ZAMBIA: TWO YOUTHS TO HANG FOR MURDER AND AGGRAVATED ROBBERY
SAUDI ARABIA: PRINCE EXECUTED FOR MURDER
GAZA: PALESTINIAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR 2011 MURDER
BANGLADESH: JHALAKATHI JUDGE KILLER JMB MAN EXECUTED
NEVADA (USA): SEARCH FOR EXECUTION DRUG SUPPLIERS TURNS UP ZERO BIDS
MALAYSIA: 24-YEAR-OLD THAI BAR GIRL SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING IN KL
FLORIDA (USA): SUPREME COURT STRIKES DOWN STATE'S CAPITAL SENTENCING STATUTE, REQUIRES JURY UNANIMITY BEFORE IMPOSING DEATH
SRI LANKA: WOMAN KILLER SENTENCED TO DEATH
PAKISTAN: GENERAL SHARIF SIGNS DEATH WARRANTS OF TEN TERRORISTS
SOMALIA: AL-SHABAAB MILITANTS KILL '2 SPIES'
USA: A HANDFUL OF COUNTIES ARE KEEPING THE DEATH PENALTY ALIVE
TUNISIA: 76 SENTENCED OVER SOLDIER KILLINGS
TEXAS (USA): LOWEST NUMBER OF EXECUTIONS IN 20 YEARS
IRAN: 22-YEAR-OLD IRANIAN KURDISH WOMAN FACES IMMINENT EXECUTION AFTER GROSSLY UNFAIR TRIAL
MALAYSIA: FOREIGN DRUG TRAFFICKER SENTENCED TO DEATH
KENYA: WOMAN WHO SOLD TOXIC DRINK THAT CAUSED DEATH OF 8 SENTENCED TO HANG
GHANA'S PRISONS OVERCROWDED BY 3,810 INMATES
ZIMBABWE: ABOLITION OF DEATH PENALTY - MPS SAY THEIR HANDS TIED
HANDS OFF CAIN: PRIORITY IS TO CONTAIN THE DEATH PENALTY FOR TERRORISM
CHINA: CORRUPT YUNNAN PARTY BOSS SENTENCED TO DEATH WITH REPRIEVE
GAZA STRIP: PALESTINIAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING CHILD
EGYPT: MILITANT SENTENCED TO DEATH, 8 TO LIFE FOR ANTI-CHRISTIAN ATTACK
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT DOES NOT REDUCE TERRORISM, SECRETARY-GENERAL SAYS ON WORLD DAY AGAINST DEATH PENALTY
INDIA: 5 OF FAMILY AWARDED DEATH PENALTY FOR KILLING 4 PERSONS
SINGAPORE: 80 PER CENT OF RESIDENTS SUPPORT THE DEATH PENALTY
SUDAN: THREE CONDEMNED TO HANG IN BURAM, SOUTH DARFUR
TEXAS (USA): BARNEY RONALD FULLER EXECUTED
USA: SUMMER 2016 ‘DEATH ROW USA’ SHOWS ONGOING DECLINE IN DEATH ROW POPULATIONS
BELARUS: SUPREME COURT CONFIRMS ANOTHER DEATH SENTENCE

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