Online training module, assault at university, staff training, Coventry University, Rape Crisis England and Wales New, bespoke ‘help for students’ module for university staff developed. Coventry University has produced an online training module aimed at ensuring that university staff know how to effectively and sensitively support students who have experienced an unwanted sexual incident – whether the incident took place in the past or in the present. Leggi tutto
coercive control, international conference, Lady in Red, theatre, Bury St EdmundsOne-day conference.An International Conference on Coercive Control is due to take place at the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds on 6 March.It will feature prominent speakers from the US and UK including Professor Evan Stark and Dr Lisa Aronson-Fontes and award-winning theatre, an informative
Charles Amos Wilson IIICharles Amos Wilson IIIA former Robins airman accused of killing his fiancee and her unborn child will serve life in prison without parole, but not the death penalty.A military court-martial panel on Wednesday delivered their sentence on Charles Amos Wilson III.He's a former support team member
2 Texans on death row for separate slayings in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have lost appeals before the U.S. Supreme Court.Without comment, the justices refused Monday to review the cases of 52-year-old Joseph Lave and 54-year-old Juan Segundo.Lave was condemned to die in a 1992 robbery in which 2
SHARJAH - A 19-year-old Pakistani student has been handed the death penalty for stabbing to death a countryman in a row over a football match.The teenager claimed that he stabbed the victim in self-defence in Bu Taina, Sharjah, in August 2015, after the man attacked him with a knuckle
The nation's highest court on Tuesday refused to hear the appeal of a Virginia death row inmate who killed a hospital security guard and sheriff's deputy during an escape that sparked a massive manhunt that shut down Virginia Tech's campus in 2006.William Morva argued that he should have been
The Supreme Court blocked the execution of a Texas murderer Wednesday because of racially discriminatory testimony presented by his own defense team.The 6-2 ruling was the second in the court's new term to overturn a death sentence, and it could be a harbinger of things to come. The justices heard
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A federal appeals Court plans to consider arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process as the state tries to start carrying out executions once again.At issue is whether a contested sedative, midazolam, is powerful enough to put inmates into a deep state
Thomas ArthurThomas ArthurThe U.S. Supreme Court declined Tuesday to take up a challenge to Alabama's method of lethal injection, which employs a drug used by at least four other states to carry out the death penalty.Thomas Arthur, who faces execution for killing a man in a murder-for-hire-scheme, contended
The trial of over 40 officers and soldiers accused of attempting to assassinate Turkey's president during the July 15, 2016 attempted putsch started on Monday. The case could be a test for the restoration of the death penalty in Turkey.The trial of more than 40 Turkish soldiers accused of
The bill to repeal Wyoming's Death Penalty is no longer being taken under consideration in the Legislature's House.House Bill 240 (HB 240), sponsored by Representative Marti Halverson proposed a complete repeal of Wyoming's death penalty law."I'm pretty adamantly opposed to the death penalty, so
Stonewall, consultation, trans rights, Trans individuals and communities wanted, to respond to new Stonewall document.In February 2015, Stonewall announced that it was extending its remit to campaign for trans equality alongside lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) equality, following an extensive consultation with over 700 trans
Suthar (left) and Rames BatumalaiSuthar (left) and Rames BatumalaiPETALING JAYA: Amnesty International Malaysia (AIM) is urging the Government to stop the execution of two brothers on Friday in view of a pending application for a royal pardon.Brothers Rames and Suthar Batumalai, who were convicted for murder in April 2010, have
Former CEO and sales manager at state-owned company found to have stolen millions in country's largest embezzlement scandalA Vietnamese court issued the death penalty Wednesday for 2 former executives at state-owned shipbuilding firm Vinashin in the largest embezzlement scandal to hit the
Dylann RoofDylann RoofIn the spring of 2015, Dylann Roof told friends he wanted to see something happen in South Carolina that would make global headlines, like the September 11 terrorist attacks did for New York. Just weeks later, he walked into Charleston's Emanuel AME Church and gunned down nine black
Frack Free United, local government elections, 4 May 2017, candidates, sign frack-free pledgePeople in many areas have no idea that their lives are about to be affected by fracking.Frack Free United is a network of residents and campaign groups who are united in protecting our countryside and communities from the threat of fracking, strengthening and building a progressive alliance
A Dover man on death row for 1st-degree murder has had his death sentence vacated, officials from the Delaware Department of Justice confirmed Tuesday.Juan J. Ortiz, who had been on death row since 2003, is now sentenced to mandatory life in prison without benefit of probation or parole.Ortiz had
House of Representatives, Manila, PhilippinesHouse of Representatives, Manila, PhilippinesThe execution of the 1st convict may not happen in the next 4 to 5 years under the term of President Rodrigo Duterte even if the death penalty bill is passed by Congress and becomes law, Majority Leader Rodolfo Farinas said."Even with the Leggi Tutto
PurposeThe purpose of this position statement is twofold. First, to address the role of nurses in capital punishment. Second, to express the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) overall views on capital punishment, also referred to as the death penalty. Registered nurses, along with other health
The House of Representatives, Manila, PHOpposition lawmakers in the House of Representatives on Tuesday scored the leadership's plan to railroad the death penalty bill by bypassing the plenary debate and putting the bill to a vote next week.In a press conference at the House of Representatives, Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman said Leggi Tutto
UN Women, Equality Now, IPU, new Roadmap, discriminatory laws, women's rightsNew initiative aims to reform gender-discriminatory laws worldwide.A new partnership focused on reforming gender-discriminatory laws was unveiled recently at an event in New York co-hosted by UN Women, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and Equality Now, an international human rights
Port Said, EgyptAn Egyptian court upheld Monday death sentences against 10 people convicted over rioting that claimed 74 lives at a stadium in Port Said in 2012, judicial and security officials said.The ruling by the Court of Cassation, which is final, excluded an 11th defendant who remains at large after his
Iran Human Rights (FEB 20 2017): Nine prisoners have reportedly been hanged in Iran on drug related charges.Two Prisoners Executed in Dizel Abad (Kermanshah province, western Iran) According to close sources, two prisoners were hanged on drug related charges on Saturday February 18 at Dizsel Abad
Justice Sonia SotomayorJustice Sonia SotomayorThe Supreme Court said Tuesday that it would not hear the case of an Alabama inmate whose execution the justices delayed in November. This decision was accompanied by a critical dissent written by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who questioned whether lethal injection — the primary
Philippine Supreme CourtThe Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines on Wednesday said the last battleground to stop the reimposition of the death penalty would be the Supreme Court should Congress approve its reimposition.CBCP Commission on Prison Pastoral Care Executive Secretary Rodolfo Diamante said anti-death
DAVAO CITY, Philippines—Lawyers here expressed their objection to the re-imposition of the death penalty in the country, saying that it would endanger and a disadvantage to the poor because of the “corrupt” criminal justice system in the Philippines.Speaking in a forum titled “Thou Shall Not Kill
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a death row inmate's challenge to Alabama's execution method, prompting liberal Justice Sonia Sotomayor to assert that the court should have considered whether the lethal injection procedures amounted to unconstitutional cruel and unusual
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an attempt by Arkansas inmates to stop their executions over claims that their deaths would be "intolerably painful."The 9 inmates asked the justices to review an Arkansas Supreme Court decision upholding a law that keeps secret the source of the lethal
Iranian regime's head of judiciary has ordered that Sunni prisoners convicted of drug trafficking to be executed as soon as possible so that they won't be subject to the new legislation approved by regime's Parliament.According to reports, a senior judiciary official has revealed a secret decree
Executed for being gay by ISIS militantsExecuted for being gayAmong hundreds of gay city guides and gay-friendly travel destinations, some parts of the world are places of hostility.We all remember the terrifying images of the “Kill the Gays” bill in Uganda, and you need to know where it is and is Leggi Tutto
The UK Government is training senior members of Ethiopia's security sector, despite the illegal detention of a British father on the country's death row.The news comes as 53 MPs and peers call on the Foreign Office to secure Andy Tsege's return from unlawful detention.A freedom of information
gender pay gap, Maria Miller, women and equality committee, report, government response, call for evidenceThe government is not effectively tackling the structural causes of the gender pay gap.The government will fail to achieve its goal of eliminating the gender pay gap in a generation if it continues to ignore the evidence put before it, a cross-party committee of MPs has said.The Women and
work and pensions committee report out, calls for delay to benefit changesMPs have called for the cuts to disablity allowance to be delayed.A report by the Work and Pensions Committee has said that if the Department for Work and Pensions is to press ahead with introducing a lower rate of benefit for new claimants of the Employment Support Allowance (ESA) in the
A muslim woman is caned in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, in October 2016.A muslim woman is caned in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, in October 2016.HUNDREDS of thousands of protesters are expected to throng the streets of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this afternoon in what could be the country’s largest call to strengthen the Syariah Leggi Tutto