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  1. Nov 18, 2021 · The guillotine was the only mean of execution that the French republic had ever known, the device was in service from 1792 to 1977. For almost 200 years the guillotine executed tens of thousands of culprits (or not) without ever failing to deliver a quick and painless death.

  2. Jul 11, 2022 · The last person to face the death penalty in Michigan was executed 84 years ago by the federal government. The 1938 execution was the first since Michigan abolished the death penalty nearly 100 ...

  3. Jul 07, 2022 · Critics have described Singapore's tradition of photographing inmates scheduled for execution as tasteless and cruel, although the authorities themselves have never offered any explanation of the practice which some say borders on the macabre. Nagaenthran K Dharmalingam poses in a similar pre-execution photo session ahead of his hanging in April.

  4. Mock execution is categorized as psychological torture. There is a sense of fear induced when a person is made to feel that they are about to be executed or witness someone being executed. Mock execution is considered psychological torture because there is no physical harm caused, but there is mental harm.

  5. The execution of Louis XVI by guillotine, a major event of the French Revolution, took place publicly on 21 January 1793 at the Place de la Révolution ("Revolution Square", formerly Place Louis XV, and renamed Place de la Concorde in 1795) in Paris.

  6. Aug 02, 2022 · Let us pray this day comes soon.” (After Doyle Hamm’s botched attempted-execution, in February 2018, I soberly, exhaustedly, and angrily wrote: “Newsflash: Alabama has been torturing poor ...

  7. Apr 21, 2022 · Texas executed its oldest death row inmate by lethal injection on Thursday, shortly after the governor of Tennessee granted a temporary reprieve in what would have been the state's first execution ...