10 List of Horrible Death Penalty Method

We have all heard about various methods of execution are used worldwide in civilized countries. Still there are pros and cons about who is entitled to revoke a human life, but in reality the execution is still running until now. With this list we hope to have shed some light on the background execution modern style. Almost all are still in use, except for two methods are not used anymore.

1. Deadly Injections

In a short time prior to execution by lethal injection, prisoners are prepared for death. This includes dressing, last meal, and shower. The prisoner was brought into the execution chamber and two tubes flanking him. From the tubes are then injected venom. After the tube connected, the curtains drawn so the witnesses can witness the execution, and prisoners are allowed to make a final statement. Drugs kill and then given a choice in the order as follows:

Sodium thiopental: This drug, also known as Pentathol is a barbiturate used as a surgical anesthetic. In operation, the dose up to 150mg are used, the execution of up to 5,000 mg is used. This is a lethal dose.
Pancuronium bromide: Also known as Pavulon, is a muscle relaxant is given in doses strong enough to paralyze the diaphragm and lungs. These drugs react in 1-3 minutes.Normal medical doses are 40 - 100mcg per kilogram; dose delivered in the execution of up to 100mg.

Potassium chloride: This is a toxic substance that induces cardiac arrest. Not all countries use this because the first two is enough to bring the prisoner's death.

2. Electric chair

In the electric chair execution, the prisoner was tied to a chair with metal straps and a wet sponge was placed on his head to aid conductivity. Electrodes placed on the head and feet to create a closed circuit. Depending on the physical state custody, the two currents of varying levels and duration is applied. Typically 2000 volts for 15 seconds for the first flow cause unconsciousness and to stop the heart. The second flow is usually reduced to 8 amps. The second flow will usually cause severe damage to internal organs and body heat can reach up to 138 ° F (59 ° C).

3. Toxic Gas chamber

Before the execution, the executioner who will enter the room where the potassium cyanide (KCN) in a small compartment under the seat of execution. Prisoners were then taken and secured in the chair. This space is sealed and executioner pour some concentrated sulfuric acid (H2SO4) through a tube leading to a compartment in the execution chair. The curtains pulled back to see the execution and prisoner witnesses were asked to make a final statement.

After the last report, the execution carried out by the executioner and the acid mixed with pellets produce hydrogen cyanide gas (HCN) is lethal. The prisoners generally have been told to take a deep breath in order to speed up the unconscious, but in many cases they hold their breath. Death from hydrogen cyanide is really painful and horrible death.

4. Single Person Shooting

Execution by shooting is the most common method of execution in the world, used in over 70 countries. But most of these countries use the firing squad, but shoot with one person still be found. In Soviet Russia, a single bullet fired into the back of the head is the method most often used for execution of non-military and military. This is still the main method dilaksanaan in Communist China despite a good variety of shots to the neck or head. In the past, the Chinese government will ask the family of the executed person to pay for the bullets. In Taiwan, the prisoner is first injected with a powerful anesthetic to make it unconscious and then bullets were fired into his heart.

5. Team Shoot

Firing squad is considered to be the most honorable method of execution, and for reasons that are not directly attributable to the war criminals. But the methods differ widely from one country to another, but generally turn a blind eye prisoner. A group of men then fired a bullet into the heart of the prisoner. In some cases, one of the shooters were given the content and the other blank to reduce guilt. None of the shooters knew who had been empty and who's gun contained.

6. Legal Hanging

Legal hanging done in various ways: the short drop the detainees were standing on an object which is then pushed to leave prisoners suffocated to death. This is a common method used by the Nazis and is the form most commonly used before the 1850s. Slow and painful death. There is also a way with the prisoner standing on the ground with ropes around their necks and then raised to the gallows air.

7. Head pieces

In some countries that adhere to Islamic Sharia law, beheading is still the prevalent method of execution. The cases most commonly seen involving beheading by sword, curved single-edged. While many states do not permit beheadings by law, Saudi Arabia was the country most often use them. Executions are usually carried out on Friday night in front of the public outside the city's main mosque after prayers. Sanctions can this sentence for example rape, murder, drug-related crime, and apostasy (rejection of religious belief).

8. Guillotine Knives

Contrary to popular belief, Joseph-Ignace Guillotin created the guillotine, he proposed a method of execution to be used at all regardless of class. He sat on the committee who ultimately designed the device, and Antoine Louis who first used the guillotine. This is one of two methods of execution in this list are no longer used anywhere in the world. The device itself is a large timber with a slit at the bottom to the neck of the detainee. At the top of the machine is a large knife. After the prisoner was prepared, dropped the knife, decided to head and bring immediate death.

9. Legal Stoning

Stoning to death is throwing stones at the prisoners to death.According to Islamic Sharia law, stoning was the method of execution that can be accepted and used in many Islamic countries. In Iran, stoning is the penalty for adultery and other crimes. Article 104 of Law Hodoud provides that the stone should not be too large so that a person died just two throws, and not so small to be defined as pebbles, but must cause severe injury to death.

10. Garrote

Garrote is a method of execution second on this list are no longer supported by the law in any country although the training in its use have been made in the French Foreign Legion. Garrote is a device that choking people to death (as in photo above). It also can be used to break one's neck. This device is used in Spain until banned in 1978 with the abolition of the death penalty. Usually consists of a chair in which prisoners detained while executioner tightened a metal band around her neck until she died.

Some versions of Garrote incorporated metal bolts are pressed into the spinal cord of the neck. Barbed version known as the Catalan Garrote. The last execution by José Luis Garrote is Cerveto in October 1977. Andorra is the last country in the world to ban its use, in 1990.

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