LOMBOK (INDONESIA) (AFP) - A Frenchman with nearly four kilogrammes (8.8 pounds) of drugs has been arrested by Indonesian police, authorities said Monday, in a country with some of the world's toughest narcotics sentences, including the death penalty. Police said Felix Dorfin, 34, was carrying a false-bottomed suitcase filled with bags of cocaine, ecstasy and amphetamines when he was Leggi Tutto
"If he lied about his past actions on national television, and more especially while speaking under oath in front of the United States Senate, I believe those lies should have consequences."WASHINGTON -- In a statement released Sunday, a Yale classmate of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's
Should murderers be put to death? Yes, says Japan. No, says (increasingly) much of the rest of the world. Japan swims against the current.The execution of criminals — not just murderers — was formerly, in Japan as elsewhere, a matter of course. The social order was sacred, no quarter given to the
A judge on Friday prohibited the Nevada prison system from using its supply of a sedative in the lethal injection of condemned killer Scott Dozier, essentially halting the possible execution for the foreseeable future.While District Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez denied a preliminary injunction
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New information on 2017’s deadly West Side Highway bike path terror attack.Federal prosecutors have confirmed that the U.S. Justice Department will seek the death penalty for 30-year-old suspect Sayfullo Saipov.The horrific scene unfolded on Halloween last year in Lower
Conservative conference 2018, no fracking, open letter, Claire PerryShale gas ‘is not needed to ensure the UK’s security of supply’.On Monday dozens of women dressed as Suffragettes are expected to travel from across the country to a rally outside this year’s Conservative party conference in Birmingham to highlight public opposition to fracking and the proposed
Acker was convicted in the 2000 murder of his girlfriend in East Texas. Her body was found on the side of the road after neighbors said they saw him abduct her.For the second time in two days, Texas carried out an execution Thursday. It was the state’s 10th execution of the year, and the 18th in
EVAW, CPS, report, rape, cases, charged, numbers drop, What changed in CPS policy and practice over the last 18 months?The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) put its annual report on prosecuting crimes of violence against women and girls out yesterday – although you wouldn’t know it, because there was no media statement, no spokesperson…What’s in
Richard Glossip's bride is 33 years younger than him - and today they were allowed to touch each other for the first time.A prisoner who survived an execution attempt because of a mistake with a lethal injection drug has got married - almost three years on from his brush with death.Richard
With an Oct. 11 execution looming, jurors and prison staff support clemency for death row inmateEdmund Zagorski's plea for mercy is short and simple.“Dear Governor Haslam,” he writes. "Thank you for your time. I just wanted to let you know that I regret everything that happened. I feel really bad
Clark was convicted in the Tyler murder of Christina Muse, whose body was found stuffed in a cement-filled barrel months after her death. Death penalty opponents say his conviction rests too heavily on a co-defendant's testimony.The 1st of 2 scheduled Texas executions this week is set to take
Iran Human Rights (Sep 25, 2018): A prisoner was executed at Nashtarud-Tonekabon Prison on murder charges this morning.According to a report by HRANA, on the morning of Tuesday, September 25, one prisoner was executed at Nashtarud-Tonekabon Prison. The prisoner, sentenced to death on murder
"Architects should not design spaces for solitary confinement. It's a form of torture that's recognized by the entire international human rights community. We're enabling and frankly participating in human rights abuse."The number of prisons in the U.S. has exploded from nearly 500 in the 1970s
AGILANDEWARI Mainthan was just three years old when she was last held by her father.Her father, Mainthan, has spent the last 14 years on death row after being convicted of murder, a murder he claims he did not commit. Multiple discrepancies abound in the case, yet, Mainthan remains behind
The European Union Representative and the EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah condemned on Thursday the death sentences issued in the Gaza Strip on 9 September against 2 Palestinians convicted of murder.A statement by the Missions said the EU considers capital punishment to be "cruel
Washington (CNN) -- Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation was suddenly thrown into doubt Friday after Republicans and the White House agreed to a one-week delay so that the FBI can investigate sexual assault allegations facing President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee."I've ordered the FBI to
H&M, Clean Clothes Campaign, Behind the Label, poverty, overtime, living wage, scandalSince its 2013 promises of hope, H&M has reworded its commitment to workers.In November 2013, H&M – one of the world’s largest retailers, with 4,801 shops worldwide – announced that all “H&M’s strategic suppliers should have pay structures in place to pay a fair living wage by 2018
Abolishing the death penalty worldwide would reflect the brave and hope-filled belief that crime can be dealt with without capital punishment and that a criminal should be given the chance to reform, a top Vatican diplomat told world leaders."Respect for the dignity of every human person and the
TUC, Equality Audit 2018Women, BME workers and young workers are all under-represented in union positions.In their Equality Audit 2018, the TUC has looked at the practical steps trade unions are taking to ensure they reflect the diversity of the workforce.The result has provided examples of how unions are recruiting
BEIJING (Reuters) - China executed a man on Thursday for killing nine students and injuring 11 others in a knife attack at a middle school in central China's Shaanxi province in April, according to a post on a Chinese court's official social media account.Zhao Zewei was sentenced to death in July
Condemned murderer Troy Clark has been executed for the 1998 murder of his former roommate Christine Muse.A 51-year-old Texas inmate has been executed for torturing and drowning an East Texas woman in his bathtub and then stuffing her body into a barrel.Clark was pronounced dead at 6:36pm.Troy
Even as law enforcement tries to reduce the number of deaths attributed to the super-opioid fentanyl, some states are trying to increase them through their use for capital punishment.In the United States, capital punishment is mostly a matter of state law, so long as it doesn’t violate the
The vote’s just one day after a hearing scrutinizing sexual misconduct allegations.Senate Judiciary Chair Chuck Grassley (R-IA) has rescheduled a committee vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh for this upcoming Friday. That’s just one day after a hearing that will take place on Thursday
"If he lied about his past actions on national television, and more especially while speaking under oath in front of the United States Senate, I believe those lies should have consequences."WASHINGTON -- In a statement released Sunday, a Yale classmate of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's
KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court here on Saturday handed down death penalty to a former district judge, Sikandar Lashari, in a case pertaining to the murder of his fellow judge’s son in Hyderabad. The then district and session judge Mithi, Sikandar Lashari, was among half a dozen accused charged
The Bengkalis District Court in Riau sentenced 2 people to death on Wednesday after they were found guilty of violating the Narcotics Law by transporting 10 kilograms of powdered methamphetamine. According to court documents, the police arrested 38-year-old M. Hanafi of Batubara, North Sumatra
Women's Budget Group, WBG, Women Count,Policy makers often do not take women’s needs into account, leading to policies that don’t work for women.Women throughout the world –  still – face inequality throughout their lives. Social expectations about gender roles effect the roles and opportunities for both women and men.These
Judge Kavanaugh’s defiant fury might be understandable coming from someone who believes himself innocent of the grotesque charges he’s facing. Yet it was also evidence of an unsettling temperament in a man trying to persuade the nation of his judicial demeanor.Judge Kavanaugh’s biggest problem
“Each appointment to our nation’s Highest Court (as with all others) is simply too important to rush to a vote,” the lawyers’ group says.The American Bar Association late Thursday called on the Senate Judiciary Committee to delay a confirmation vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh until
Richard Glossip's bride is 33 years younger than him - and today they were allowed to touch each other for the first time.A prisoner who survived an execution attempt because of a mistake with a lethal injection drug has got married - almost three years on from his brush with death.Richard
The jury heard closing arguments Wednesday in Ronald Hamilton's 2016 capital murder caseMANASSAS, Va. — Defense lawyers for an Army staff sergeant accused of killing his wife and a police officer on her first shift pleaded with a jury to convict their client on a charge other than capital
PRATTVILLE — Two Montgomery teenagers are charged with capital murder in connection with a May 2016 homicide in Prattville.One of the teens was 14 at the time of the homicide, which makes him one of the youngest people in the state to be charged with capital murder.Lil’ Roderick Williams, 16 and
The Punjab and Haryana high court administration has constituted 3 special benches for expeditious disposal of murder references pending before the court seeking confirmation of capital punishment.As per the decision taken by Chief Justice Krishna Murari, 3 special benches of Justice Rajesh
The East Texas man convicted of drowning a former housemate and stuffing her body into a barrel of lime is slated to die Wednesday in the first of two consecutive executions in the Lone Star State.If both punishments go through as planned, it'll be the first time in just over six years that Texas