Death penalty for terrorists deal infuriates former AG

Former Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein says capital punishment 'not ethical,' calls on current AG to threaten to resign in protest.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/19/2016, 9:16 PM

Coalition negotiators agree: Death penalty for terrorists

Likud negotiators agree to key demand made by Yisrael Beytenu, as condition to joining gov't: capital punishment for terrorist murderers.Ari Soffer, 5/19/2016, 5:05 PM

Leftist thinktank slams 'racist' reaction to killing terrorist

Israel Democracy Institute publicizes article by program director lambasting Israeli public as 'racist,' claims democracy in clear danger.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/4/2016, 5:23 PM

Death penalty for terrorists?

Ministerial committee set to discuss controversial proposal. Bill would remove barriers to executing terrorists convicted of murder.David Rosenberg, 3/20/2016, 11:03 AM

Georgia man executed after 36 years on death row

72-year-old put to death by lethal injection over 1979 robbery and murder.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2016, 3:12 PM

Terror victims' relatives call to expel terrorists' families

Families of victims murdered in terror wave demand families of terrorists be expelled from Israel, instead of 'containing' murder.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2016, 8:09 PM

Saudis behead 50 in first ten days of 2016

Saudi Arabia executes Ethiopian woman on questionable charges, but UN Human Rights Council chair already falling short of its 2015 record.Ari Yashar, 1/10/2016, 9:00 PM

Terrorist confesses, mother demands death penalty

Devorah Gonen urges public to join call to apply death penalty against terrorist who murdered her son, Danny.Yoni Kempinski, 12/21/2015, 8:11 PM

Second Prominent Rabbi Rules: Don't Capture Terrorists Alive

Rabbi Meir Mazuz says there is an 'obligation for Jews to kill terrorists before they kill us.'Haim Lev, 10/15/2015, 3:28 PM

'We Couldn't Bear to See Their Faces'

Eliezer Rosenfeld demands death penalty for murderers of his son, Malachi.Refael Levi, 8/17/2015, 9:01 PM

Terror Victim's Mother: Time for Death Penalty is Now

Mohammed Abu Shahin indicted for June murder of Danny Gonen, goes wild in court; mother demands death penalty.Hezki Baruch, 8/17/2015, 5:19 PM

Bennett Supports Death Penalty for Jewish Terrorists As Well

After two Jewish activists put under administrative arrest, Bennett says there must be equal punishment for Jewish and Arab terrorists.Uzi Baruch, 8/9/2015, 1:22 PM

Family of Murdered Hiker Demands Death Penalty

R' Itzik Gonen, cousin of hiker murdered by terrorists - some on PA payroll, some previously released - demands 'justice come to light.'Benny Toker, 7/17/2015, 3:00 PM

Bereaved Father: Netanyahu Should've Supported Death Penalty

Ron Kehrmann, whose daughter was murdered in a suicide attack, says Netanyahu should "act against terrorism in his backyard".Benny Toker, 7/16/2015, 6:42 AM

Knesset Crushes Death Penalty for Terrorists Bill

Despite MK Sharon Gal's attempt to shame right-wing MKs into voting for his death penalty bill, legislation loses badly by 94 to six.Ido Ben Porat, 7/15/2015, 5:17 PM

Attorney General Threatens to Resign Over Death Penalty Law

Yehuda Weinstein reportedly tells associates he will not stay in office if Israel enacts death penalty for terrorists.Ido Ben Porat, 7/13/2015, 4:12 AM

Prisoner Swaps? 'Israel Must Change the Rules of the Game'

Victims rights campaigner says Israel needs to break the vicious cycle of releasing terrorists to kill again - by imposing death penalty.Eliran Baruch, 7/12/2015, 5:12 PM

Netanyahu Buries Death Penalty Law

Slated to go before Ministerial Committee Sunday, death penalty for terrorists bill indefinitely frozen by PM's technical maneuver.Cynthia Blank, 7/12/2015, 5:00 PM

MK Fumes at 'Non-Nationalist' PM for Burying Death Penalty Bill

MK Sharon Gal claims Netanyahu's decision to bury bill requiring death sentence for terrorist murderers shows govt not serious about terror.Hezki Baruch, 7/12/2015, 2:00 PM

Government Committee to Discuss Terrorist Death Sentence Bill

Liberman vows to show terrorists 'prison day-camp' is over, while Zionist Union MK says death penalty will just create martyrs.Cynthia Blank, 7/12/2015, 10:03 AM

Likud Minister to Support Death Sentence for Terrorists

Minister Ofir Akunis says he will vote in favor of MK Sharon Gal's bill enacting a death penalty for terrorists.Hezki Baruch, 7/12/2015, 6:33 AM

Online Campaign Launched for Terrorist Death Penalty Law

Yisrael Beytenu's Sharon Gal pushes for public pressure ahead of critical debate Sunday on his bill to execute terrorists.Hezki Baruch, 7/8/2015, 1:00 PM

Boston Bomber 'Apologizes' to Victims, Thanks Allah

Judge officially confirms death penalty sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev; victims call him a 'coward' and a 'leech', say apology insincere.Ari Soffer, 6/24/2015, 11:05 PM

ISIS Threatens Egyptian Judges Over Morsi Sentence

ISIS has threatened judges in Egypt with death after a decision to execute former president Mohammed Morsi last week.Yaakov Levi, 5/21/2015, 8:41 AM

Would a Modern Death Penalty be Kosher for Israel?

Many Religious Zionists push for the implementation of the death penalty for convicted terrorists. Rabbi Dr. Jeffrey Woolf explains why.Gedalyah Reback, 4/7/2015, 11:53 PM

Report: More Countries Using Death Penalty Due to Terror

Pakistan, Cameroon, UAE adopt capital punishment for terrorism, Kenya and Russia moving to do the same.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2015, 9:00 AM

Yisrael Beytenu Delivers with Terrorist Death Penalty Bill

Campaign promise acted on immediately in new bill to have Arab terrorists executed; 'it is clear to all this law must pass.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 3/31/2015, 5:55 PM

'Our Daughter's Murderer Will Go Free'

Parents of Dalia Lemkos respond to two life sentences handed to terrorist, note it's 'worthless' because of terrorist swaps.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2015, 7:17 PM

'Moral Bankruptcy': No Death Penalty for Lemkos's Murderer

Arab terrorist who murdered 25-year-old from Tekoa gets 2 life sentences, not death as demanded by family; 'this policy must change.'Yedidya Ben-Or, Ari Yashar, 3/26/2015, 3:48 PM

Almagor: Death Penalty for Terrorists as Part of Govt. Deal

The Almagor terror victims group called on Jewish Home and Yisrael Beytenu to demand a law for the death penalty for terrorists.Yaakov Levi, 3/18/2015, 4:20 PM

Executing Terrorists

Should terrorists who have "blood on their hands" get the death penalty according to halakha?Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 2/12/2015, 7:24 AM

Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty For Anti-Semitic Killer

Kansas prosecutors announce intention to seek the death penalty against Frazier Glenn Miller, after a judge ruled him competent for trial.Cynthia Blank, 12/22/2014, 5:24 PM

Egypt: Court Suggests Death Penalty for 4 Brotherhood Leaders

A Cairo court refers four Muslim Brotherhood leaders to Egypt's grand mufti to consider the death penalty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2014, 3:12 AM

Iran: Blogger Sentenced to Death for 'Insulting Mohammed'

Judges hand blogger in 'poor psychological condition' death penalty for Facebook posts in latest shocking sentencing.Ari Soffer, 9/19/2014, 4:45 PM

Hotovely Calls for Death Penalty for Terrorists

Deputy Transportation Minister says it's time to “change the rules” following the murder of the three Israeli youths.Benny Toker and Elad Benari, 7/2/2014, 2:16 AM

MK Calls for Death Penalty, Annexation After Teens' Murders

Deterrence and sovereignty go hand-in-hand, according to MK Ze'ev Elkin.Tova Dvorin, 7/1/2014, 1:51 PM

Minister Calls for Death Penalty for Convicted Terrorists

Transportation Minister praises 'life without parole' bill as a strong moral principle, says terrorists should be condemned to death.Tova Dvorin and Hezki Baruch, 5/11/2014, 7:56 PM

Iran Behind 2013 Global Death Penalty Increase

Report finds execution up 15% last year due to Iran's heavy-handed killing, despite general trend against execution.Ari Yashar, 3/27/2014, 11:53 AM

Samaria Council Head Calls for Death Penalty for Terrorists

Gershon Mesika demands government implement death penalty for terrorist murderers at Fogel family memorial.Ari Yashar, 3/10/2014, 10:01 AM

U.S. to Seek Death Penalty for Boston Bomber

Attorney General Eric Holder says the United States will seek death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev if he is convicted.Elad Benari, 1/31/2014, 3:15 AM

Brunei to Implement Strict Islamic Law

Draconian new laws include lashes for drinking alcohol, stoning for adultery and amputations for theft. Rights groups appalled.Adam Ross, 10/23/2013, 10:18 AM

Fort Hood Shooter Sentenced to Death

Nidal Malik Hasan, who murdered 13 people and wounded dozens in Texas shooting spree receivesAri Soffer, 8/28/2013, 10:11 PM

MK Shaked: Implement Death Penalty for Terrorists

MK Ayelet Shaked calls for implementing the death penalty for terrorists, saying the gov't cannot be trusted to keep them in jail.David Lev and Ari Soffer, 8/12/2013, 6:36 PM

Iraq Executes 7 Convicted of Terror Offenses

Iraq has executed seven people convicted of terror-related offenses, despite calls for country to declare moratorium on death penalty.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/9/2013, 1:15 AM

Givat Ulpana Residents Withdraw High Court Motion

A couple from the contested neighborhood decided to withdraw the motion against demolition.Gil Ronen, 5/15/2012, 2:13 PM

Rabbi: Fogels' Killers Shouldn’t Have been Taken Alive

The decision to destroy murderers’ homes is too little too late – killers should have been dead on arrival, says former IDF rabbi.Maayana Miskin, 5/6/2012, 6:42 PM

Egyptian Prosecutor Seeks Death for Mubarak

Egypt's prosecutor seeks death by hanging for former President Hosni Mubarak, his sons Gamal and Ala'a, and his former Interior Minister. Chana Ya'ar, 1/5/2012, 4:35 PM