Brandon Bernard was a different person from the teenager arrested over 20 years earlier. Up until the end, he did not think he would be executed because he knew he had reformed.
Asia Bibi has left Pakistan for Canada after spending eight years on death row for a blasphemy conviction. Her 2010 death sentence was overturned by the Supreme Court in October 2018, sparking nationwide protest and death threats. Bibi, a Roman Catholic, was accused by Muslim villagers in Ittanwala of blasphemy following an altercation with a fellow farm worker. The Supreme Court said there was no evidence to support the accusations.
"As governor, I will not oversee the execution of any individual."
David Earl Miller's last words were "beats being on death row".
I am in pain. I have been in pain ever since I became ill with tubercular meningitis in prison in 2010, which left me paralyzed. Ever since then, I have not been able to move from the waist down - I cannot even go to the toilet myself, and need medicine every day. I am dependent on others for everything, and it's very difficult... I have a faith, and believe everything is written in destiny, so when the time will come I will die - nobody can stop it. But I still pray that everything will be alright - I will not be executed, but will live until my natural death.
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