HECTOR, Ark. — In early December, if nothing else changes, Daniel Lewis Lee will be the first federal prisoner put to death in nearly two decades. He was sentenced 20 years ago after being convicted — along with another man, both white supremacists on the hunt for guns and cash — of taping bags over the heads of a husband, wife and Leggi Tutto
Premier Su Tseng-chang’s remark on the death penalty sparked activist outrage last week, and discussions on the abolition of capital punishment will be a crucial item on Taiwan’s 2020 policy agenda.“Confirmed death sentences should be carried out,” Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said during a
The testimony of convicted drug trafficker Mary Jane Veloso will be taken, albeit tentatively, on December 12, the National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) announced Monday.The selection of date was discussed at a hearing before Nueva Ecija Regional Trial Court Branch 88, according to NUPL
BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to have been killed in a U.S. military operation in Syria, sources in Syria, Iraq and Iran said on Sunday, as U.S. President Donald Trump prepared to make a “major statement” at the White House.A U.S. official
The United Nations expert for monitoring human rights in Iran criticized the Tehran government for its use of the death penalty against minors. Two people aged under 18 have been executed by the state so far this year.Two 17-year-olds were among the 173 people executed by the state in Iran by
Gutierrez was sentenced to death in the 1998 Brownsville killing of an elderly woman.Ruben Gutierrez has been fighting to stop his death by requesting DNA testing he claims could prove his innocence in the brutal killing of an elderly woman in Brownsville. But it was a clerical error that
CAIRO — The Egyptian Ministry for Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs revealed Oct. 9 that it has been in communication with Egypt's Public Prosecutor Hamada al-Sawy about the case of Egyptian engineer Ali Abul-Qasim, sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia upon the instructions of President
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — From his post as a teenage SS private in a watchtower in Nazi Germany’s Stutthof concentration camp, Bruno Dey could hear the screams of Jews dying in the gas chamber. And, Dey later told investigators, the carting of their lifeless bodies to the camp’s crematorium was a
The death-penalty trial for Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz will start in January 2020, a Broward judge ruled Thursday, drawing immediate protests from defense lawyers who believe they won’t be ready in time.Cruz, who fatally shot 17 students and staffers and wounded 17 more, faces possible
How Saratov reacted to Liza Kiselyova’s death and what deputies and human rights activists think about the abolition of the moratorium on the death penalty in RussiaA number of deputies of the State Duma claimed the necessity to go back to the death penalty. The abolition of the moratorium on
A Los Angeles jury has recommended the death sentence for a man dubbed The Boy Next Door Killer.In August, Michael Gargiulo, 43, was found guilty of murdering 22-year-old Ashley Ellerin in 2001 and 32-year-old Maria Bruno in 2005. Ellerin was actor Ashton Kutcher's then-girlfriend, who was found
Maternity Action, challenge, government policy, NHS charges, destitute pregnant women, vulnerable migrant women, fundraising, crowdjusticetheir children, Stop charging destitute migrant women and their children for NHS care.The charity Maternity Action has launched a legal challenge to the government’s policy of charging destitute migrant pregnant women £7,000 or more to access NHS maternity care.The charity also challenges the charging of
A killer who beheaded an 8-month-old girl has been sentenced to death by firing squad.Sick Viktar Syarhel, 26, butchered little Anna Kolb after a mammoth drinking session with the toddler's mother in Brest, Belarus.Brest Regional Court heard how Anna's horrified dad Leonid discovered his daughter
Corporations lauded for their pro-LGBTQ policies are cozying up to a nation that puts LGBTQ people to death.Corporate support for LGBTQ rights is a good thing. In fact, newly released research by by Shaun Pichler, chair and professor of management at Cal State Fullerton, finds that supportive
Saudi Arabia executes more Pakistanis than any other nationality, but Pakistan continues to fail its citizens in Saudi prisons.Mohammed Imran, a Pakistani migrant who had been in a Saudi prison for the past 8 years, was executed last month.Imran had travelled to Saudi Arabia to start a new job
Iran executed seven child offenders last year and two so far this year even though human rights law prohibits the death penalty for anyone under age 18, a U.N. independent human rights expert has said. Javaid Rehman also told the U.N. General Assembly's human rights committee that he has
For the the 3rd time in a little more than a month, a federal court has slapped down Attorney General William Tong’s efforts to defend the state from accusations that Connecticut imprisons its most heinous killers in illegal circumstances that amount to cruel and unusual punishment.The most
California’s executioner has been beaten to the punch — again.A convicted serial killer who terrorized the San Francisco Bay area was found dead in his tiny cell on death row at San Quentin last week.Former sailor Anthony McKnight, 65, was the sixth doomed man on death row to die in
Two Thai women and a Frenchman could face the death penalty after they were caught smuggling meth into Bali, the Indonesian holiday island's customs agency said on Monday.The Thai nationals - identified as Kasarin Khamkhao and Sanicha Maneetes - arrived last week on a flight from Bangkok and
The death sentence pronounced on a Thomasville man more than 2 decades ago is scheduled to be carried out in 12 days.Ray Jefferson Cromartie is scheduled to die by lethal injection at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30, at the state prison in Jackson. The death sentence was pronounced by Superior Court
Belarus has never sought to join the European Union and has never had such an idea, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he visited the Academy of Public Administration under the aegis of the Belarusian president on 18 October, BelTA has learned.The head of state stressed that such was
Two young men, wearing hats with their hands together in a gesture of respect, hope to be released from their fate. They want the truth. People from Myanmar and around the world want the truth also.They are Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand: Mg Win Zaw Tun from Kyauk Phyu Township and Mg Zaw
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama on Wednesday made its execution protocol public after being ordered to do so by a federal judge.The Alabama Department of Corrections filed a redacted copy of its execution procedure with the federal court following a legal fight with news outlets over the release
New Indonesian Attorney-General flags resumption of death penaltyIndonesia's global reputation will be severely damaged if an unofficial moratorium on the death penalty ends and executions restart, human rights groups have warned.On Friday, President Joko Widodo's new Attorney-General Sanitiar
Iran Human Rights (October 25, 2019): Iranian authorities have amputated one hand of a prisoner who was charged with stealing. The amputation has been carried out at Sari Central Prison in northern Iran.According to the Iranian Judiciary’s website, Mizan Online, a man’s hand has been amputated at
Student set on fire after refusing to withdraw sexual harassment claim against headteacherSixteen Bangladeshis have been sentenced to death for the murder of a 19-year-old student, Nusrat Jahan Rafi, who was burned to death in April after complaining of being sexually harassed by her school
Tallahassee, Fla., Oct 23, 2019 / 12:26 am (CNA).- The Catholic bishops of Florida have called on Governor Ron DeSantis to halt the scheduled execution of James Dailey, who is on death row for murder in a controversial case from nearly 35 years ago.The bishops leading the seven dioceses of
CAIRO — The Egyptian Ministry for Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs revealed Oct. 9 that it has been in communication with Egypt's Public Prosecutor Hamada al-Sawy about the case of Egyptian engineer Ali Abul-Qasim, sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia upon the instructions of President
A Muslim outfit in Bangladesh on Monday demanded the death penalty for a Hindu man over an allegedly blasphemous post on Facebook.The demand to enforce the death penalty against Biplob Chandra Baidya Shuvo, a Hindu youth, was made by the Shorbodolio Muslim Oikya Parishad. Thousands of supporters
Lawyers argue that DNA testing may point to new suspect for 1985 murderWhen Thomas Bruce was charged last year with a shocking crime, investigators found something strange: He had a clean criminal record.In November 2018, the former Missouri pastor allegedly posed as a customer at a Catholic
Rodney Reed was convicted of killing a white woman by an all-white jury in 1998.On November 20, a Black man is about to be executed by the state of Texas for killing a white woman. However, DNA experts say it is “scientifically impossible” that he committed the crime.In 1996, 19-year-old Stacey
The mothers of two men on death row in Thailand for the murders of two British backpackers have begged the country's king to spare their sons.Wai Phyo and Zaw Lin, migrant workers from Myanmar, were sentenced to death in 2015 after being found guilty of murdering David Miller, 24, and murdering
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France’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday that he plans to visit Iraq soon to discuss the possibility of putting French nationals who joined the so-called Islamic State in Syria on trial in Iraq.“The subject with the Iraqi authorities is to find a judicial system