Iran Human Rights (IHR); April 13, 2021: The sentence of a prisoner named Mohammad Ghorbani Karimi who was sentenced to death on drug-related charges, has been carried out in Isfahan Central Prison.According to Iran Human Rights, a man was executed in Isfahan Central Prison on April 12. His identity has been established as 39 year-old Mohammad Ghorbani Karimi, who was sentenced to Leggi Tutto
Iran Human Rights (IHR); April 13, 2021: The sentence of a prisoner named Mohammad Ghorbani Karimi who was sentenced to death on drug-related charges, has been carried out in Isfahan Central Prison.According to Iran Human Rights, a man was executed in Isfahan Central Prison on April 12. His
The state Supreme court on Monday denied a long-pending appeal by multiple murderer Joshua Komisarjevsky, a decision that keeps him in prison where he is serving six consecutive life sentences for the rapes and murders of three members of a Cheshire family during a notorious home invasion in
Police officers in Virginia held an Army officer at gunpoint, handcuffed him and doused him with pepper spray — all during an illegal traffic stop. Officials said Sunday that one of the officers has been fired. Officer Joe Gutierrez was fired following the December 5 incident, which was captured
Amnesty International has called on Iran to halt the execution of a man sentenced to death for the rape of a minor.The London-based rights watchdog said Farhad Salehi Jabehdar, 30, is scheduled to be executed on April 13 in the northern province of Alborz.His execution has been scheduled even
U.S. Army Lt. Caron Nazario told police he was “honestly afraid to get out” of his SUV, according to video of the incident. "You should be,” one officer said.Virginia police pulled guns on a Black Army officer during a traffic stop and threatened to execute him in a parking lot, according to the
CAIRO (AP) — A senior leader of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group was convicted on terror charges and sentenced Thursday to life in prison, the country's state-owned news agency reported.According to the Middle East News Agency, a Cairo court found Mahmoud Ezzat, the acting supreme guide
President Tsai's silence is deafening, say allies of Taiwan's longest-serving death row inmate 1 year after petitioning for pardonHuman rights advocates on Wednesday (April 7) demanded an explanation from President Tsai Ing-wen for her refusal to comment on a petition to pardon Taiwan's
The Assembly Judiciary Committee on Friday called for passage of a number of major changes to criminal law, including abolishing the death penalty in Nevada.In addition to removing capital punishment going forward, AB395 lifts the death sentence from the more than 70 inmates currently on Nevada’s
Iran Human Rights (IHR); April 8, 2021: Baluch prisoner Yasser Daryayi-Narouyi, on death row on drug-related charges, has been executed in Sabzevar Prison.According to the Baluch Activists Campaign, Zahedan native, Yasser Daryayi-Narouyi was executed in Sabzevar Prison in the early hours of April
The case against Mr. Chauvin moves into a new phase, with medical testimony addressing the cause of George Floyd’s death — the most contested issue of the trial.Dr. Martin J. Tobin, a world renowned expert on breathing, was a key witness for the prosecution Thursday when he testified that George
The man accused of strangling the California serial killer known as the “I-5 Strangler” won’t face the death penalty, a prosecutor said Wednesday.Amador County District Attorney Todd Riebe said he had filed first-degree murder charges against Jason Budrow and will seek a sentence of life in
PUTRAJAYA: Two individuals on death row after they were convicted for drug trafficking want to include the current government’s stand on the abolishment of mandatory death penalty in their review applications.Their lawyer Ramkarpal Singh told the Federal Court five-member bench today that he is
The European Union imposed sanctions Monday against eight Iranian militia commanders and security officials, including the commander in chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), over their role in a deadly crackdown on protests in 2019.Why it matters: It's the first time the EU has
The Iranian regime has resumed executions after a 20-day hiatus around Nowruz holidays, putting to death at least 13 people, 10 of whom were convicted of drug related charges.On April 11, a prisoner identified as Morteza Kabiri was executed in Isfahan Prison after being convicted of drug
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — Crowds of mourners and protesters gathered in a Minnesota city where the family of a 20-year-old man say he was shot by police before getting back into his car and driving away, then crashing several blocks away. The family of Daunte Wright said he was later
Iran Human Rights (IHR); April 10, 2021: At least one prisoner sentenced to death on drug-related charges was executed in Urmia Central Prison last night.According to Iran Human rights, a man was executed in Urmia Central Prison on the evening of April 9.His identity has been established as
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia executed three soldiers Saturday it accused of committing “high treason,” without elaborating on which enemy the kingdom believed the men aided.The state-run Saudi Press Agency identified the men as soldiers working in the Defense Ministry.It did
Mahila Sessions Court Judge G. Prathibha Devi awarded the death penalty to Bathula Nambiar alias Sujith, who killed his wife, Sailaja (29) by setting her ablaze.The incident occurred in Krishnalanka in June, 2019. Sailaja, a school teacher, was 6 months pregnant.According to the police, Sujith
More than thirty years after a Florida judge sentenced him to death following an 8-4 sentencing recommendation by an all-white jury, Crosley Green has been freed.Citing Green’s age and health risks related to continued incarceration during the pandemic, Judge Roy B. Dalton of the U.S. District
Michelle Lyons was 22 years old when she first witnessed an execution by the state of Texas.As a young journalist for The Huntsville Item, she was required to cover all aspects of crime and policing, including the administering of the death penalty to criminals deemed beyond rehabilitation.After
The perpetrator raped, killed, and buried the victim in cold blood.The Tangier Court of Appeal upheld today the death penalty sentence against a 24-year-old man, who kidnapped, raped, and killed Adnane Bouchouf, an 11-year-old boy in September 2020. he court also upheld sentences against 3 other
Two Uighur ex-government officials in China's Xinjiang have been handed death sentences for carrying out "separatist activities", a court said, as Beijing comes under increasing fire for its actions towards minority groups in the region.Shirzat Bawudun, a former head of the Xinjiang department of
Click here to Google translate this article into your own languageLes proches et avocats de Fabien Azoulay, un Français condamné à 16 ans de prison par la justice turque pour détention de stupéfiants, se disent inquiets pour la sécurité du détenu et exigent son transfert en France."Il a été
Two Christian woman are facing the death penalty in Pakistan for removing a sticker with a verse from the Koran from a Muslim colleague's locker they were asked to clean. A mob gathered at the District Headquarters Hospital in Faisalabad demanding nurses Maryam Lal and Newsh Urooj are hanged
Editor’s Note: This column is the product of a research collaboration with five Amherst College students, Mattea Denney, Nicolas Graber-Mitchell, Greene Ko, Rose Mroczka, and Lauren Pelosi.In a column last month, I argued that over the last decade the lethal injection paradigm decomposed as new
Just 1 out of every 6 death sentences imposed in Ohio in the past forty years has resulted in an execution, according to the Ohio Attorney General’s 2020 Ohio Capital Crimes Annual Report. The report, released by Attorney General Dave Yost on April 1, 2021, criticized the state’s death-penalty
When historians look back and evaluate the Trump presidency, one focus will be the instigation of the federal death penalty. Until the execution of Daniel Lee Lewis on Jan 14, 2020, no federal prisoner had been executed in 17 years. The execution of Lisa Montgomery was even more extreme - no
Defendants accused of killing one, injuring another tried under martial lawBANGKOK -- A military tribunal in Myanmar has sentenced 19 people to death for killing a member of the military and wounding another, state television reported Friday night, in what is believed to be the junta's first use
TUCSON (KVOA) - Just this week, it was announced death row inmate Frank Jarvis Atwood had exhausted his appeals. The Arizona attorney general is now seeking an execution warrant.And also just a few days ago, it was announced that Christopher Clements accused of killing two young Tucson girls will
Police accused of wrongdoing can usually count on the blue wall of silence — protection from fellow officers that includes everything from shutting off body cameras to refusing to cooperate with investigators. But that’s not the case with Derek Chauvin, with many colleagues quick to condemn his
Ramiro Felix Gonzales is scheduled to be executed at 6 pm local time, on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at the Walls Unit of the Huntsville State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas. 38-year-old Ramiro is convicted of the murder of 19-year-old Bridget Townsend on January 15, 2001, in Bandera
Last Sunday, at least 3 inmates were executed in just 1 prison in Iran. 4 others in that same facility, Urmia Prison, were transferred to solitary confinement at the same time, which indicates that they are at imminent risk of being hanged, as well. In recent months, these stories of actual and
White supremacist Dylann Roof, who fatally shot nine Black members of a South Carolina church during a Bible study six years ago, and Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might appear to be poster children for the death penalty.But not all death penalty cases are so clear-cut. Indeed, many