30 sentenced to death in Vietnam
January 21 , 2014
A single trial in Vietnam resulted in sentencing 30 people to death, out of which nine were women.
In the largest such trial in the nation, these defendants were convicting of trafficking heroin and reportedly belonged to several drug rings, which smuggled about two tons of the drug through Vietnam into China.
BBC notes that 89 people were tried in total and dozens of others have been sentenced to prison.