Over half of death sentences in the US come from 2 percent of counties

Virtually every rich nation in the world has abolished the death penalty. But since the death penalty was reinstated in the U.S. in 1976, courts have sentenced over 7,000 people to die. Shockingly, about 56 percent of death sentences currently come from just 2 percent of U.S. counties. » 12/02/14 5:20pm 12/02/14 5:20pm

Japan Reveals Its Execution Room For The First Time

This stark, almost peaceful looking room is actually Japan's execution room. The ring on top holds the noose, the red square outlines the trapdoor and this is the first time Japan has ever shown these rooms off. » 8/28/10 5:00pm 8/28/10 5:00pm