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U.N. says 'deeply troubled' by Arkansas executions

The United Nations human rights office voiced deep concern on Friday at the execution of four men in Arkansas in the past week saying that the rush to carry them out before a drug expired added to the..

Arkansas carries out first double execution in U.S. since 2000

Arkansas carried out back-to-back executions on Monday night, becoming the first U. S. state to put more than one inmate to death on the same day in 17 years.

US: Arkansas executes death row inmate first time in 12 years

Arkansas executed its first inmate in 12 years on Thursday after a protracted legal battle that questioned aspects of the use of the death penalty in the United States, which fell to a quarter-century..

Arkansas carries out first of planned executions: official

The US state of Arkansas carried out its first execution in nearly a decade, the state's attorney general said, proceeding despite criticism that its controversial plan to execute several prisoners by..
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Two inmates claiming innocence try to stop Arkansas executions

But the state is pressing ahead with its efforts to put the men to death in back-to-back lethal injections Thursday night at its Cummins Unit in the town of Grady, about 75 miles southeast of Little..

Doctor tells U.S. court drug not suitable for Arkansas executions

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - A surgeon told a federal court in Arkansas on Wednesday a sedative the state plans to use in its lethal injection mix is not suitable for surgery and should be prohibited..
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U.S. judge halts one of eight unprecedented Arkansas executions

U. S. District Judge J. P. Marshall ordered a halt to the planned April 27 execution of convicted murderer Jason McGehee, allowing the other seven executions to go on as planned.

Arkansas to resume executions after Supreme Court clears way -attorney general

There are 34 men on Arkansas's death row, prison officials said.

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