1) Libya is lifting 6 death penalties and will restrict those crimes which are eligible.
2) Murder by cricket.
3) The Philippines pays blood money to keep some of its workers from being killed in Saudia.
4) Senegal gets rid of the death penalty and Italy is happy about it.
5) "Daso Adamu was acquitted by the Upper Sharia court in Ningi on Thursday after the judge, Yusuf Suleiman, ruled that her being pregnant was not enough evidence to warrant a sentence that she be stoned to death.
“The court faulted the lower court’s judgement, saying that since Daso became pregnant within two years of her divorce it was wrong to assume the pregnancy was illegal because there is the possibility that the pregnancy was from her former husband”, defence counsel Abdulkadir Suleiman said." Something wrong with the biology there but I'm not telling (and you'd best hold your tongue as well).