Double death row execution in Arkansas
In America, the state of Arkansas has carried out the country’s first double execution since the year 2000. Lethal injections were administered to two death row inmates, each separately convicted of rape and murder offences.
Arkansas and the death penalty
The US state of Arkansas is in a hurry. The authorities are rushing to execute seven convicted murderers by the end of the month – before the shelf life of a lethal injection drug expires.