Death row convicts in the Nirbhaya case have made every possible endeavour to slow down their execution. After three successive postponements, the court has now set the date for hanging on March 20  Seven years after their barbaric act of gang raping a young paramedic student, the four men convicted for the heinous crime have left no stone unturned Leggi Tutto
 During the Trump years, cruelty has become the new normal. Children in cages and separated families have lowered the bar on horrors to be tolerated and what is deemed acceptable conduct by public officials. Still, occasionally a story comes along that manages to shock even the most jaded. Such a
This story has been Google translated into English. Click here to read the original German version.The new Gay Travel Index compares over 200 countries. Result: Some vacation destinations are not as heavenly as they seem. Laws against homosexuals are being tightened in many places. Stoning to
Prosecutors seek the death penalty against Lisa Snyder, the Pennsylvania woman who allegedly hanged her two children with a dog leash.The defendant, 37, killed her son Conner Snyder, 8, and daughter Brinley Snyder, 4, then attempted to pass this off as her boy committing a murder-suicide
The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a death row inmate convicted of killing a police officer during a traffic stop is mentally competent to drop his appeal.Justices in a 6-1 ruling rejected the appeal of Jerry Lard, who was convicted in the fatal shooting of Trumann police Officer
Serial killer Lucky Ward, who strangled a transgender woman to death, has been sentenced to die.The murderer, of Houston, Texas, was handed a death sentence by a jury on Tuesday over the 2010 murders of transgender woman Charlie Rodriguez and homeless woman Reita Long.Lucky Ward was convicted for
The Supreme Court asked the ministry of defence on Wednesday to submit a statement containing details about the sentences awarded by military courts.The court gave the directive during a hearing of the federal government’s appeal against a Nov 2018 verdict by the Peshawar High Court (PHC) that
12 March 1963: Jean-Marie Bastien-Thiry attempted to assassinate General De Gaulle following the president’s decision to accept Algerian independence from FranceFrom the Guardian archiveJean-Marie Bastien-Thiry, the leader of the conspiracy against President de Gaulle on August 22, was executed
I know that California’s death penalty system is plagued by racial bias. I know it, not only because of the solid data and multiple research studies that have documented it, but also because I lived it myself. I was sent to San Quentin’s death row for a crime I did not commit. It took me five
A court in south China's Hainan Province on Wednesday upheld the death penalty of a 200-member gang leader in the largest mafia case since the founding of the province.The Higher People's Court of Hainan Province rejected the appeal filed by Huang Hongfa and upheld his death penalty handed down
Researching his book on final-menu fantasies, the critic Jay Rayner came across an unsettling body of work about the choices of the condemned.At some point last Oct. 1, Russell Bucklew was served a gyro, a smoked brisket sandwich, two portions of fries, a cola and a banana split. We know this
Newly released texts reveal the horrifying treatment a 12-year-old Montana boy received from relatives before he was beaten to death on the living room floor last month.  James 'Alex' Hurley, died February 3 and his grandparents, 47-year-old James Sasser Jr. and 48-year-old Patricia Batts, as
The record at the Secretariat of Foreign Employment Board show, in the last 5 years, 4,153 migrant workers from Nepal have lost their lives in a foreign land while 545 are passing their jail term with fragile hopes for a free life.According to the Board, 545 are in various jails and out of them
President Rodrigo Duterte says his 'heart bleeds' for overseas Filipino workers in the Middle EastMANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte demanded the death penalty for those behind the murder of overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Jeanelyn Villavende, who allegedly died in the hands of her
Iran’s reply ignores the ‘very existence of LGB persons’.Iran has immediately refused to improve LGBT+ rights after the United Nations told it to end the death penalty for gay sex.Instead, the country says it gives ‘equal rights’ to all individuals. However, it is one of the worst places in the
2 death-row prisoners were hanged on February 26 at Karaj city’s Rajai-Shahr prison, near Tehran.According to Iran Human Rights (IHR) sources, death-row prisoners Mohammmadreza Rafati (65) and Mohammad Tayyebi were executed at Karaj city’s Rajai-Shahr prison on February 26, 2020."Mohammadreza
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The sister of a man executed in Alabama on March 5 confronted Gov. Kay Ivey at a census kick-off event Thursday.While Ivey took questions from reporters, a woman approached her and said she was the sister of Nathaniel Woods. (Watch video of encounter here.)“You killed my
This comes after another death-row convict Vinay Sharma approached Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal through his lawyer AP Singh, seeking to commute the death sentence to life imprisonment.New Delhi: Pawan, one of the death-row convicts in 2012 gang-rape case, has moved a Delhi court seeking
Sudan plans to decriminalise apostasy this year, a member of a key political group involved in the country's transitional government said.A draft bill proposes repealing the death penalty for apostasy and replacing it with a law criminalising "takfir", or the act of declaring a Muslim an apostate
✔ Click here to Google translate the following story into your own languageLas series, documentales y podcasts sobre crímenes viven actualmente un auge y en medio de este, Netflix lanzó el pasado 26 de febrero del 2020 la miniserie 'The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez'. El programa relata los
After years of debate, the era of capital punishment in Colorado is poised to end any day now with the signature of Gov. Jared Polis.The Senate has sent over a bill to repeal the death penalty to the governor, meaning it will reach his desk any day. Once the legislature sends a bill over, he has
Prosecutors and judges give death penalty decisions despite Governor Newsom’s moratoriumThe death penalty in California is due to face another hurdle this year following a number of judges and prosecutors respectively giving and asking for the death penalty in recent murder cases.Going against
A Tay Ninh Province court Monday sentenced an Indonesian woman to death for trafficking 6.7 kg of methamphetamine over the border from Cambodia.Retty Gunawan, 54, was arrested in July last year after customs officials at the Moc Bai border gate in the southern province checked her luggage on
The text of the following petition has been Google translated into English. Click here to read the original petition.An appeal will be sent to the President of the Republic of Belarus by the sister of the Kostevy brothers sentenced to be shot - Anna Kosteva to pardon the convicts and replace the
Rigoberto Avila Jr. was sentenced to death in 2001 in the death of his girlfriend's 19-month-old son. In 2018, an El Paso judge recommended he get a new trial because of outdated science used at his trial.In 2018, an El Paso judge ruled that death row inmate Rigoberto Avila Jr. should get a new
The number of people on death row across the United States or facing potential capital resentencings declined by nearly 20% in the 2010s, according to a Death Penalty Information Center analysis of data from the latest quarterly death-row census by the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
A Gallatin County judge is asking defense attorneys to file with the court their qualifications to argue against the death penalty for a grandmother accused of torturing and beating her 12-year-old grandson to death.Gallatin County District Judge John Brown asked attorney Ryan Peabody at a
A Conflict of Interest?----John Hummel's attorney calls original trial lawyer's presence in D.A.s office "an irresolvable conflict of interest," seeks to stop execution on that groundMichael Mowla, attorney for convicted capital murderer John Hummel, is working hard to keep his client from being
Juror misconduct forced jury selection to be halted in the trial of an Alabama man charged with killing three people at a barbershop during a robbery attempt, a judge said.The selection process in Keon Cain's trial will have to be reset, Circuit Judge Bill Lewis Jr. told news outlets Tuesday
After another death was recorded in Belarus, this time of Viktar Skrundzik, who was sentenced to death by the Minsk Regional Court, the EU reiterated its opposition to the country’s practice and called on Belarus to declare a moratorium on capital punishment.According to a statement issued by the
Saudi Arabia using G20 meeting in Riyadh to build legitimacy, says UN special rapporteur on extra-judicial executionsGENEVA -- The UN's special rapporteur on extra-judicial executions, speaking on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, said Tuesday that by holding the G20 meeting in Riyadh this year, the
Researching his book on final-menu fantasies, the critic Jay Rayner came across an unsettling body of work about the choices of the condemned.At some point last Oct. 1, Russell Bucklew was served a gyro, a smoked brisket sandwich, two portions of fries, a cola and a banana split. We know this
Birmingham, Ala., Mar 6, 2020 / 05:00 pm (CNA).- Following a controversial execution in Alabama on Thursday night, Catholics in the state have reiterated their opposition to the death penalty.Late Thursday evening, the state of Alabama executed 43-year-old Nathaniel Woods by lethal
Newly released texts reveal the horrifying treatment a 12-year-old Montana boy received from relatives before he was beaten to death on the living room floor last month.  James 'Alex' Hurley, died February 3 and his grandparents, 47-year-old James Sasser Jr. and 48-year-old Patricia Batts, as