Budi Waseso, the head of the National Narcotics Agency (BNN), is known for his somewhat… unconventional ideas about dealing with Indonesia’s supposed drug crisis.  He seems to have pretty much given up on his idea of building a special island prison for drug dealers guarded by crocodiles, but he continues to bring up the idea that narcotics rings are Leggi Tutto
The same jury last month found Jonathan Renfro guilty of first-degree murder for the May 2015 killing of Coeur d'Alene Police Sgt. Greg MooreCOEUR D'ALENE, Idaho — A jury has unanimously decided that a 29-year-old man who shot and killed a northern Idaho police officer should be sentenced to
President Donald Trump called twice for the suspect of a terror attack in New York City to face the death penalty, within two days of when the attack took place.Sayfullo Saipov was charged Wednesday with providing material support to the self-described Islamic State militant group, and with
The day after Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was charged with desertion in 2015 after being held captive in Afghanistan for nearly 5 years, Donald Trump tweeted that the former Taliban prisoner should "face the death penalty" for abandoning his post and endangering his unit.On Friday, a military judge gave
The death penalty for terrorists is part of the army’s legal code in the West Bank but requires discussion of the evidence even if the suspect confesses and a unanimous ruling by the judges in the lower and appellate courtPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turned down a July request by the
The top prosecutor in Harris County is proposing a new way for Texas to determine if a death-sentenced inmate is intellectually disabled and therefore ineligible for execution: use the current clinical books.When determining whether someone with a death sentence has a mental disability, Texas has
Boy’s father tells court that he wants death penalty for the accusedABU DHABI: The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court will pronounce its final judgement in the rape and murder case of an 11-year-old boy on November 27.Hearing in the case against the Pakistani man accused of raping and killing his nephew
A psychologist argued a former Santa Rosa inmate facing the death penalty for the murder of his prison cellmate was raised in a "perfect storm" of factors to make him unstable and impulsive.In August, Shawn Rogers, 47, was convicted of first-degree murder in the death of 24-year-old Ricky D
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — A death row inmate was found unresponsive in his cell and pronounced dead on Nov. 3. Roger Coulter, 57, was convicted of capital murder in Oct. 1989 for the murder of a five-year-old girl in Ashley County.Court documents said, "it was alleged that he killed a
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe today called for the return of the death penalty, after more than 50 people applied for the vacant position of hangman.Capital punishment is on the statute book in Zimbabwe, but no one has been executed since 2005 when the country’s last hangman retired.“I think
Arkansas' highest court has ruled state prison officials must identify the manufacturer of one of the lethal injection drugs they plan to use to put a convicted murderer to death next week.LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' planned execution of convicted murderer Jack Greene on Nov
noncommunicable diseases, environmental pollution, WHO, Montevdeo Roadmap, Beating noncommunicable diseases, and promoting health, are issues for everyone and every area of government.Common, preventable risk factors, such as physical inactivity, unhealthy diet and the harmful use of alcohol and tobacco consumption, have long been recognised risks to health.What is
Sharjah - A Gulf national has been given death penalty on charges of beating his 25-year-old Arab wife to death.The verdict was issued by the Sharjah Sharia court on Sunday morning.The court handed down its verdict after the victim’s family refused to pardon the killer and accept blood money.The
Iran Human Rights (Nov 1 2017): One prisoner was executed at Mashhad Central Prison; one at Urmia Central Prison, both on murder charges, and one at Maragheh Prison.Execution in Urmia (Northwestern Iran)According to a report by Kurdistan Human Rights Network which was also confirmed by Iran Human
When asked if I would be willing to represent a Utah death-sentenced inmate, Floyd Maestas, I said absolutely not. I was well aware of the emotional, physical and financial toll the representation would place on me and on my practice. Yet I eventually agreed because I believe those on death row
The U.S. Supreme Court will soon consider taking a case that challenges Arizona’s death-penalty law on the grounds that it fails to narrow the punishment to the worst offenders.Regardless of whether the court accepts it, the case raises serious questions about the death penalty that the Arizona
Imagine you’re lying down, and you tell yourself to take a deep breath. But you realize you can’t.You want to jump up, wave your arms or call for help. But even your face is frozen. You’re completely paralyzed.  You’re slowly suffocating to death, and no one seems to notice.That’s how two Leggi
Jakarta. Nearly 20 percent of Indonesian high school and university students support the establishment of an Islamic caliphate in the archipelago, while many said they were, to varying degrees, ready to wage jihad to achieve this, indicating a rising tide of radicalism among the country's youth
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A condemned inmate scheduled to die this month for the slaying of a teenage boy said officials should execute him by firing squad because his breathing problems and poor veins make him too ill to be killed by lethal injection.Ohio lawmakers could quickly approve legislation
SBS, EVAW, report, Human RIghts Act, police, women, BrexitStories of ‘catastrophic failings’ by the police.Southall Black Sisters (SBS) and the End Violence Against Women Coalition (EVAW) have published a new report showing what an “essential tool” the Human Rights Act is for women who need to challenge the police when they fail in domestic violence
Donald Trump’s decision to call for the death penalty for the suspect in this week’s terrorist attack in New York could threaten his chance of a fair trial, legal experts have warned.The president first called for the execution of Sayfullo Saipov on Wednesday and renewed his call on Thursday
After more than 40 years of experimenting with capital punishment, it is time to recognize that we have found no way to narrow the death penalty so that it applies only to the “worst of the worst.” It also remains prone to terrible errors and unacceptable arbitrariness.Arizona’s death-penalty
Last week’s Gallup poll showed us that Americans’ support for the death penalty continues to erode. Fifty-five percent said they are in favor of executing people, the lowest number in 45 years. That’s down from a high of 80 percent in the mid-1990s.But a more accurate picture would have emerged
When he issued a moratorium on the death penalty shortly after taking office, Gov. Tom Wolf said he was moving to address “a flawed system that has been proven to be an endless cycle of court proceedings, as well as ineffective, unjust and expensive.”Nothing in that system has since improved, and
Alva Campbell is next in line to be executed by the State of Ohio.*For the last month of his life, Campbell will have been intensely monitored: two corrections officers watch him round the clock to ensure there is no suicide. The state is determined to do the killing itself.In Campbell’s case the
Amnesty International Malaysia welcomes the statement by the Malaysian government outlining its efforts to amend Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 and to provide courts with the discretion to spare lives when imposing the death penalty. The organisation encourages the Government of
Thousands of Iranians currently on death row for low-level drug crimes will receive sentence reviews under a newly amended law, announced Tehran Prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi on October 31, 2017."The judges presiding over these cases have to be ready to implement the newly amended Law
A man who spent 40 years in prison for a murder he maintains he did not commit met last week with the prosecutor who helped put him away, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.Kevin Brinkley was only 15 years old in 1977 when he was charged with the murder of an egg delivery man. He was
NCRI - A distinguished expert in disaster medicine was sentenced to death by the Iranian Regime last month, after he refused to spy for them.Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali, a resident of Sweden, was sentenced by the Iranian Revolutionary Court on October 21 after being found ‘guilty’ of providing evidence
An Arkansas death row inmate scheduled to be executed next week wants his head to be removed after his death and his brain to be examined by a doctor, his attorneys said.Jack Greene's last will and testament includes a request that his head be "surgically removed from my body and transported out
In May 2014, a man stabbed four people to death and injured dozens on a Taipei train. He was executed on 10 May 2016 — 10 days before President Tsai Ing-wen assumed office. The pace of executions in Taiwan has waxed and waned over recent decades — after a nearly five-year pause in executions, 33
UN rights chief says those responsible must answer for their ‘heinous’ crimesGeneva: Daesh executed 741 civilians in the battle for the Iraqi city of Mosul, the UN said Thursday, accusing the militants of perpetrating “international crimes” during the nine-month military campaign.A total of 2,521
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. - Condemned inmate Emilio Avalos, 40, who was on California’s death row from Riverside County, was pronounced dead this week.Officials said it happened Wednesday at 5:53 p.m. at San Quentin State Prison. The cause of death is unknown pending the results of an autopsy.Avalos
7 prisoners, mainly charged with murder, were hanged at Rajai Shahr Prison of Karaj.According to a close source, on the morning of Wednesday October 25, 7 prisoners were executed at Rajai Shahr Prison of Karaj. Iran Human Rights (IHR) had previously reported about preparation of at least 10