Sri Lanka is looking for a few good hangmen. Prison officials in the Indian Ocean island nation placed an ad in the state-run Daily News for two executioners after President Maithripala Sirisena vowed to end a 43-year moratorium on capital punishment. The cut-throat competition for two spots calls for candidates to have “an excellent moral...
Sri Lankan prison authorities are recruiting two hangmen after the president pledged to end a 43-year moratorium on capital punishment and execute condemned drug traffickers amid alarm over drug-related crime.
Sri Lanka seeks a hangman with “mental strength” and “excellent moral character” as the country’s president vows to resume executions as part of a Philippines-inspired war on drugs, according to reports Tuesday.
Sri Lanka has halted imports of Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder until the company proves its product is free from cancer-causing asbestos, two government officials and the product's local distributor told Reuters.
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