1. David Vagamundo

    Why wasn't Jeff Davis hanged?

    "They will hang Jeff Davis to a sour apple tree! (3X)As they march along!" (John Brown's Body) Why wasn't Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, hanged following the Civil War?
  2. V

    Rape victim hanged.

    http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/25/us-iran-execution-idUSKCN0IE0BA20141025 Alright guys,DAFUQ IS WRONG WITH THIS WORLD?!!? :nuts:
  3. Salah

    The only man hanged for slave trading in the US

    His name was Nathaniel Gordon, and he was a mariner hailing from Maine. Born in 1824, he was caught in 1860 attempting to bring a batch of West African captives across the Atlantic to sell into slavery. This was a crime that had been nominally punishable by death since 1820; however, previous...
  4. Salah

    Sim Kessel, 'Hanged at Auschwitz'

    Has anyone read this work? Sim Kessel, a young Jewish boxer, joined the French Resistance early in World War II, only to be captured by the Nazis and placed in a sucession of concentration camps and death camps, most infamously Auschwitz. On at least two occasions, he managed to cheat death...
  5. Linschoten

    Man to be hanged for 'apostasy' in Iran

    I suppose people are aware that under Islam people can incur the death penalty if they abandon the religion (although it might be hard to believe that such a sentence would actually be carried out in the modern age). In a truly horrifying case, a Christian in Iran is due to be executed for that...