On 29 November, the Tennessee Supreme Court granted a stay of execution in the case of Stephen West, who was due to be put to death on 30 November. The stay is to provide more time for litigation to continue on the constitutionality of Tennesseeâ€™s lethal injection procedures
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Indonesia: Six Executed, Nine More at Risk (UA 305/14)
The Indonesian authorities executed six people by firing squad on 18 January. Nine more people are at risk of execution.