In a rare decision, the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday decided to review its final decision of awarding a man death penalty for the murder of 4 children and a woman with whom he was living as husband and wife. A bench headed by Justice Kurian Joseph also directed that the order to suspend the death sentence of the Leggi Tutto
Prosecutors on Wednesday demanded the death penalty for a man accused of killing 2 junior high school children in Osaka in 2015.During the trial at the Osaka District Court, prosecutors said Koji Yamada, 48, murdered by suffocation 12-year-old Ryoto Hoshino and 13-year-old Natsumi Hirata with
BANGLI: The first member of the “Bali Nine” heroin-trafficking gang was released from prison Wednesday after serving 13 years, in a case that caused a huge diplomatic rift between Indonesia and Australia.Renae Lawrence, 41, the only female member of the group, was arrested in 2005 when
A court on Tuesday awarded death penalty to a man and life imprisonment to another after holding them guilty of murder in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.Additional Sessions Judge Ajay Pandey awarded the death penalty to Yashpal Singh and sentenced Naresh Sherawat to life imprisonment.The prosecution
Death-row inmate Celestine Egbunuche has been dubbed Nigeria's "oldest prisoner" amid a campaign calling for his release.He is 100 years old and has spent 18 years in jail after being found guilty of organising a murder.Small and slightly hunched over, he looks wistfully into space as he sits on
Pakistan has released the purported blasphemer against Islam. Now what nation will have the courage to grant her asylum?Asia Bibi, the Catholic mother imprisoned in Pakistan for nine years and condemned to hang for violating that country’s strict blasphemy law, has drawn broad sympathy throughout
The tally continues to tick upwards for those tracking the number of wrongful convictions found on death row. An anomaly these occurrences are not, as the figures already even out to at least 1 person exonerated for every 10 executions in this country.On November 5, a man named Clemente
The Supreme Court last week turned down an appeal from a British woman sentenced to die for a Harris County murder-kidnapping, moving the case one step closer to a possible execution date.Linda Carty was sent to death row in 2001 after she was convicted of masterminding a plot to murder her
While it is impossible to conduct a global survey, evidence suggests that most people in a majority of countries believe that the death penalty is wrong, with this view particularly strong among Christians.While it is impossible to conduct a global survey, evidence suggests that most people in a
Zhong Jinhua witnessed shootings, botched lethal injections, and organ harvestingIn this narrative essay, Zhong Jinhua, a former judge and lawyer in Wenzhou, southeastern China, shares his harrowing experiences as a witness to mass executions, as well as organ harvesting from death row prisoners
The Anti-Defamation League, report, When Women are the Enemy: The Intersection of Misogyny and White Supremacy, MRAs, incel, alt right, violence against women, feminism To fully comprehend either white supremacy or misogyny, we have to attempt to understand both. The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) – a Jewish NGO based in the USA which fights antisemitism and all forms of bigotry – considers misogyny a dangerous and underestimated component of extremism. Leggi tutto
BEIRUT, Lebanon — Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said on Thursday that he was requesting the death penalty for five people suspected of involvement in the killing of the Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi at the country’s consulate in Istanbul.Speaking to reporters in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, a
Iran Human Rights; November 21, 2018: Three prisoners were hanged in public at Iranian city of Shiraz this morning.Several children were observed among the crowd watching the executions.Iranian authorities have executed at least 15 people during the last 8 days.Iran Human Rights (IHR) warns
Alliance4Choice, form, Select Committee, inquiry, abortion law in Northern Ireland, dAs many individuals as possible need to submit to this inquiry before 9 December.The UK Parliament’s Women and Equalities Committee’s inquiry looking into abortion law in Northern Ireland is seeking evidence on the following questions:What are the views of the general public, women and
Some 32 offences currently carry the death penalty, but government says punishment is no deterrent to crime.As a lawyer, Liew Vui Keong helped one of his clients appeal successfully against a death sentence.Now, as Malaysia's minister in charge of law, he is working to get the death penalty
World Toilet Day 2018, UN Water, Toilet Twinning, public health, safety, women and girls, SDC 6, water and sanitation The problems generated by open defecation go beyond the issues of disease and indignity. World Toilet Day, celebrated on 19 November, is about taking action to ensure that everyone has a safe toilet by 2030. This is part of Sustainable Development Goal 6: sanitation and water. Leggi tutto
Justice Breyer’s statement on Tuesday regarding the denial of certiorari in a death-penalty case (Reynolds v. Florida) elicited a noteworthy response from Justice Thomas.In his statement, Justice Breyer repeated several concerns that he has expressed before. I’ll highlight 3 of them here: (1)
Colorado jurors' distaste for capital punishment, cost, are considerationsAs the sentencing hearing for a Frederick man who pleaded guilty last week in the murders of his pregnant wife and children approaches, experts agree that Weld County District Attorney Michael Rourke made the right decision
INU- Maryam Rajavi*, the leader of the Iranian Resistance, supports the abolition of the death penalty in Iran for all crimes; rightly recognising that it is neither an effective deterrent nor punishment.In fact, Maryam Rajavi has enshrined her commitment to end this brutal, archaic sentence in
The CIA has concluded that Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman ordered the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, contradicting the Saudi government's assertions that he was not involved, according to a media report.The death of Khashoggi, a onetime
Iran Human Rights (IHR); November 15, 2018: Ten prisoners were executed at Rajai-Shahr Prison on Wednesday, November 14.According to the IHR sources, Vahid Mazloumin and Mohammad Esmaeel Ghasemi who were hanged on economic corruption charges were among them. Eight others were executed on murder
The Femedic, survey, women and contraception, ‘More time and money should be invested in developing forms of contraception to be taken by men’.Many people take one form or another of hormonal contraception for years and experience few, if any, bothersome side effects. For others, however, the side effects can be devastating or even
United Nations: India has voted against a UN General Assembly draft resolution on the use of death penalty, saying it goes against the statutory law of the country where an execution is carried out in the "rarest of rare" cases.The draft resolution, taken up in the Third Committee (Social
A US death row inmate who asked to be executed by firing squad has been told he must choose between the electric chair and lethal injection.Tennessee prisoner David Earl Miller, 61, was sentenced to death 36 years ago for murdering a 23-year-old woman whom he had been dating.Victim Lee Standifer
MANDALAY — The Kyaukse Township court sentenced three men involved in the killing of a student from the Kyaukse Government Technical Institute on Monday. One man received the death penalty and two others received lengthy sentences.Aung Thu Hein, who stabbed Ko Nay Min Htet to death, received the
A Frederick, Colorado, man who pleaded guilty to murdering his pregnant wife and two daughters in August has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.Christopher Watts’ sentence was handed down Monday after his parents and the family of his slain wife Shanann Watts made
Jerusalem one of 123 nations voting for resolution hailing the ‘possibility of moving away from capital punishment through domestic decision-making’As the Knesset advances controversial legislation calling for the death penalty for convicted terrorists, Israel this week voted in favor of a United
The state's highest court set new execution dates in 2019 and 2020 for 6 men sentenced to death in Tennessee.All of the men had prior execution dates set by the Tennessee Supreme Court.Those plans were temporarily halted as a result of pending legal challenges to Tennessee's lethal injection
The practice of ‘warning’ competing tribes via shootings, including in residential areas, threatens to undermine state agenciesA bloody, age-old custom used by Iraq’s powerful tribes to mete out justice has come under fire, with authorities classifying it as a “terrorist act” punishable by
INU- Maryam Rajavi, the leader of the Iranian Resistance, supports the abolition of the death penalty in Iran for all crimes; rightly recognising that it is neither an effective deterrent nor punishment.In fact, Maryam Rajavi has enshrined her commitment to end this brutal, archaic sentence in
LITTLE ROCK -- A disciplinary panel dismissed ethics charges Friday against the Arkansas Supreme Court's justices over their decision to prohibit a judge who participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration from hearing any execution-related cases.The Arkansas Judicial Discipline and
There have been two executions, one cancer death and a deportation. Now it’s down to the Bali Five, who may never get out of Indonesia alive.Executed, executed, dead, deported: the Bali Nine will soon be down to the Bali Five and none of those young men are ever likely to get out of Indonesia
Darlie Routier, 48, has been on death row in Texas for more than 20 years following her conviction for the murder of her 5-year-old son, Damon. Her six-year-old son, Devon, was also stabbed to death on June 6, 1996, but Routier was never tried for his murder. Routier had told police an intruder
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz attacked a detention officer at the county jail and now faces new charges including use of the officer’s electric stun device, authorities said Wednesday.Broward Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Veda Coleman-Wright said in an