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Arizona wants to use Zyklon B to execute inmates on death row

Hydrogen cyanide gas, named by the Third Reich as Zyklon B, was used by the Nazis to kill over a million people in the Holocaust. The state of Arizona now wants to use it in executions.

Members of Magic Movement, a group of young Bangladeshis, stage a mock execution scene in protest of

Saudis vowed to stop executing minors but some death sentences remain

The decree was never carried on state media nor published in the official gazette as would be normal practice.

By REUTERS
18/01/2021
Reverend Sylvester Edwards, President of the Terre Haute NAACP, stands near the Federal Correctional

First US federal execution in 17 years carried out on white supremacist

Daniel Lewis Lee was convicted of murdering a family of Jewish descent in 1996.

Jewish inmate claims judge was antisemitic, wins stay of execution

In May, Halprin said in an appeal that the judge who sentenced him in 2003, Vickers Cunningham, referred to him using anti-Semitic slurs, including “f****n’ Jew” and “g*****n k**e.”

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
07/10/2019

Jewish death row inmate appeals to Supreme Court

“Texas made an antisemitic judge the sole arbiter of whether a Jewish defendant facing the death penalty would get a fair trial before a fair tribunal,” said his attorney, Tivon Schardl.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
05/10/2019
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