A businessman and former employee of the murdered victim Tang Tung Kuok have been charged for the alleged crime. No plea was taken from the accused Teng Jing Bian and Tiong Kim Kai as the case was still being mentioned in the Magistrates’ Court. The chemist’s report as well as the findings of the autopsy, post-mortem, Leggi Tutto
Canadian Robert Schellenberg has applied to appeal a death sentence issued by a Chinese court, writing his own letter to ask a higher court to examine his case.The request sets in motion new legal scrutiny for a sentence the Canadian government has protested, although experts warn that the
SHAH ALAM, Selangor: The trial of two women accused of murdering the North Korean leader's half-brother was adjourned Monday (Jan 28) until March, and the case will now drag on until at least mid-2019.Siti Aisyah from Indonesia and Doan Thi Huong from Vietnam have been on trial since October
The Criminal Court has handed down a death sentence to a Myanmar woman for laundering dirty money and her connection with the methamphetamine trade.The court passed sentence on Myint Thein Aye, 43, after finding her guilty of several counts including laundering money from meth that she possessed
Iranian media reported that the 31-year-old kidnapped two 15-year-olds.The Islamic Republic of Iran publicly hanged a 31-year-old Iranian man after he was found guilty of charges related to violations of Iran’s anti-gay laws, according to the state-controlled Iranian Students’ News Agency.The
The United Nations’ human rights office said on Friday a three-member team of international experts would conduct an inquiry into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, confirming a Reuters report.Agnes Callamard, UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
The court said that the the law should impose a punishment befitting the crime.The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday pronounced death sentence to a schoolteacher in a case of raping a four-year-old girl in Satna district. Confirming the death penalty of the convict, Mahendra Singh Gond, a
Claims capital punishment violates state constitutionFort Wayne attorney David Frank filed the suit last week on behalf of Roy Lee Ward, who was sentenced to death in 2001 for the rape and murder of 15-year-old Stacy Payne in Spencer County.The suit, filed in La Porte Superior Court 2, names Gov
The attorney general said the death penalty ruling was violating Islamic law.A husband, who was convicted of stabbing his wife to death over family misunderstandings, has had his death sentence cancelled on appeal.The Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi has ordered the appeal court to have fresh
Sun Kuo-huang (孫國晃) was spared the death sentence yesterday in favor of life imprisonment in the fourth retrial for 2010 murder of a graduate student in Kaohsiung.The Kaohsiung Branch of Taiwan High Court found the 42-year-old Sun guilty of the murder of Chang Chih-tien (張志添), a doctoral student
We Paid In You Pay Out, women's pension rights, 50's women, men, Pension Credit, changes, May 2019Increasing women’s pension age has hit men and women alike.By Trudy Baddams from We Paid In You Pay Out.Men, for many years, could claim Pension Credit at 60.Pension Credit, although means-tested, had no conditionality attached to it; it was there to help those over 60 who were on a low
Urging the Texas Supreme Court to allow prison officials to continue hiding the identity of an execution-drug supplier, a lawyer for Texas argued Wednesday that unmasking the pharmacy could endanger the company’s employees and the state’s ability to put prisoners to death.The pharmacy, in an
The sultan of the southern Malaysian state of Johor has commuted the death sentences of three Mexican brothers who were set to be hanged for drug trafficking crimes, Mexico said.After years of lobbying by Mexican diplomats, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar of Johor — one of Malaysia’s most powerful
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia executed four Yemenis found guilty of murdering a security guard, the kingdom’s interior ministry said on Sunday.The four men robbed and killed a Pakistani man who worked as a security guard at a company, said a ministry statement carried by the official Saudi Press
Execution was the family business for Albert PierrepointThose that drank in his pub had no idea.They were totally unaware that the man serving them a pint of ale after a hard day’s graft had killed more than 400 men and women.It wasn’t something that Albert liked to talk about.Leggi
Capital punishment was abolished in the UK in 1964While some countries still practice it, the UK stopped punishing people convicted of murder with the death penalty almost 50 years ago.But before that date dozens of people every year would be sent to the gallows to receive the ultimate sentence
Justices questioned whether revealing the name would risk physical harm to the supplier — or only hurt its business.The Texas prison system has argued for years that the identity of an execution drug supplier must be kept secret to avoid endangering the supplier. But as the Texas Supreme Court
LINCOLN, NEB. --The Nebraska Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit Friday filed by eight death-row inmates who argued that their sentences were invalidated by the Legislature's repeal of capital punishment in 2015, before voters overturned the ban.Justices denied the inmates' request for a
Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says death row inmate Warren Keith Henness' motion is an  abuse of the court systemA prosecutor is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to reject a condemned man's request to delay his execution set for next month.Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says death
JEFFERSON CITY - Rep. Jim Neely, R-Cameron, proposed a bill Tuesday that would give death row inmates the option to donate their organs.House Bill 630 would require lethal injections to be administered in a way that would not affect the inmates' organs.It would be a way for inmates to "pay
A Democratic Legislator has introduced a bill that would eliminate the Death Penalty in Washington state, but it would be under the guise of saving the state money.While many believe the penalty is a deterrent to various types of crimes, given the current situation concerning the penalty, it
protest, pension theft, unfair pensions, 50's women, Shoulder2Shoulder, roadside protest, hiviz jacket, every SaturdayOn your local ‘A’ road. Every Saturday.Shoulder2Shoulder have initiated this protest so that women can mobilise their friends, family and neignbours to develop local solidarity with everyone else who has paid into the National Insurance Fund in good faith, only to find out that governments have
Robert Jennings files new motions in 1988 murder caseThe state still hopes to execute its 1st inmate of 2019 before January's end. Blaine Milam was scheduled to die by lethal injection on Jan. 15, but with 24 hours left to live, he was granted a stay by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and his
A convicted Malaysian drug trafficker was hanged in Singapore on Friday, officials said, after the city-state rejected last minute efforts to save him.The Malaysian government — which decided earlier this month to abolish the death penalty — had asked neighboring Singapore to spare the
CHANDIGARH: An Indian court on Monday convicted 15 people over serial bombings in 2008 in the northeast state of Assam in 2008, and prosecutors are seeking the death penalty, local media reported.A special court of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Guwahati convicted the people
An Ohio governor delayed a man's execution next month to look at lethal injection alternativesCOLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday delayed next month's execution of a condemned Ohio man and ordered the prison system to look at alternative lethal injection drugs.The announcement by the
Almost a third of Texas prison guards quit their jobs last year, as officer turnover rose yet again despite starting salary hikes and hiring bonuses.Correctional officer turnover soared to over 29 percent, and agency-wide turnover checked in at 24.8 percent. Only two large state agencies — the
BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. -- He kept his head down as he walked into the judicial complex, knowing his presence would attract stares. He emptied his pockets at security and hustled onto the elevator. He tugged at his tie, the one he’d borrowed because he forgot his suit. He hated suits. He hated all
Iran Human Rights (IHR); January 25, 2019: A prisoner was hanged yesterday at the prison of Tabas, South Khorasan Province, Iran. According to Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), on the morning of Thursday, January 24, at Tabas central prison. He was arrested in the summer of 2017 for murdering
The Supreme Court yesterday acquitted 3 persons who had been awarded death penalty in a murder case. The death sentence awarded to a 4th accused was commuted to life imprisonment.The judgment was rendered by a Bench of Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi and Justices L Nageswara Rao and Sanjiv
The Spanish citizen has been on death row in the US for 16 years over a 1994 triple murder, and was recently retried due to serious flaws at the original trialIn a new twist to the story of Pablo Ibar, who is on death row in the United States for a triple murder committed in 1994, a member
One reason for the higher number is an amendment extending capital punishment in cases of sexual assault on girls below 12 years of age.New Delhi: A legislative intervention to extend capital punishment to non-homicide crimes may be the reason for a higher number of death penalties handed out in
A federal magistrate has ruled that Ohio’s lethal-injection cocktail is likely an unconstitutionally cruel and unusual punishment akin to waterboarding, but he is allowing an execution next month to proceed because the condemned didn’t present a viable alternative way to die.Magistrate Michael
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to consider the appeals of 2 convicted Oklahoma County killers who say a study showing racial bias in Oklahoma's use of the death penalty warranted reconsideration of their death sentences.Without comment Monday, the nation's high court rejected the appeals of