FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz is headed back to a Florida courtroom for a status hearing on his death penalty case. Officials say a number of issues could come up in Wednesday’s hearing, including the release of evidence and witness interviews by prosecutors to Cruz’s defense lawyers.  The presiding judge also Leggi Tutto
A 26-year-old East Palo Alto man was convicted Friday of second-degree murder in the beating death of his former live-in girlfriend s 2-year-old daughter.A San Mateo County jury also found Adair Jeru Enriquez Zevallos guilty of felony assault on a child causing death in the killing 2 years ago of
Rights groups and the UN have condemned the trial for the 2013 incident, which has been labelled 'unfair'The Egyptian Court of Cassation upheld the death penalty for 20 men on Monday on charges of killing 13 police officers in the violence that followed the 2013 military coup.Its verdict also
(CNN) -- Democrats are demanding an immediate halt to Brett Kavanaugh's nomination process after his increasingly troubled hopes of reaching the Supreme Court were hit by a new allegation of sexual misconduct as a young man.Kavanaugh quickly denied the new accusation by a female former fellow
Gillum's stance under question by Orange County familyThe family of a murdered Orange County teen said they want to know more details about Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum's stance on the death penalty.Gillum told WFOR-TV in August that he wants to temporarily suspend the death
9 prisoners were hanged at Adel Abad Prison in Shiraz on the charge of rape.According to the state-run news agency, Mizan, on the morning of Saturday, September 22, 9 prisoners were executed at Adel Abad Prison in Shiraz. The prisoners were sentenced to death on the charge of rape.There is no
The incident took place on Thursday when the girl, a pre-nursery student, was returning home in the school van in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal.Bhopal: A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped in a school van by its conductor, who was detained, police said today.The incident took place on Thursday
Madhya Pradesh was the 1st state to enact a law last December, providing death penalty for rapists of minor girls below 12.A court here on Wednesday awarded death sentence to a contractual teacher for raping a four-year-old girl in this Madhya Pradesh district nearly three months ago, saying he
The Nevada Supreme Court has canceled plans for oral arguments this week on a state request to quickly decide whether a twice-delayed execution of a condemned inmate should go forward despite drugmakers' protests.Chief Justice Michael Douglas' 4-sentence order canceling Friday's arguments in
Health Profile for England 2018; PHE, Public Health England, UK women’s health ranked 18th lowest out of 28 EU member states for premature death.‘Health Profile for England: 2018‘, published earlier this month by Public Health England (PHE), summarises the health of people in England in 2018 and provides an update to the first Health Profile for England
The Cabinet today discussed the case of a man who had been sentenced to death for having medicinal cannabis oil, said Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad.However, no decision has been made on the matter, he said."Just wait for further announcement (if any)," he replied when asked by reporters on the
The verdict of Mehrdad, who was sentenced to imprisonment and paying blood money (Diya in Islam) on the charge of murder at the age of 17, was rejected by the Supreme Court and this time he was sentenced to death.According to Javanonline website, the Criminal Court of Tehran has issued a verdict
The change of government in the Maldives presents a huge opportunity to break with the repression and human rights violations of the past and chart a fresh course where human rights are at the heart of the policies and action of the new government, Amnesty International said today.The 23
Fair Play For Women, report, single sex services, violence against women and girls, sex self-ID, Access to male-free services is essential: a woman’s trauma response doesn’t care how someone identifies.The UK government is currently asking the public whether it should expand the terms of the Gender Recognition Act in ways that would allow any male who says he feels he is a woman to gain a
Man, shown speaking in a video, says he was working in a general hospital in Islamic State-controlled territoryA British man, claiming to be a pharmacist from Birmingham, has been detained by US-backed Kurdish forces on suspicion of being part of the Islamic State. The man, who says his name is
A Chinese nanny has been executed after deliberately starting a fire that killed a mother and her 3 children in the eastern city of Hangzhou.Mo Huanjing, 35, was sentenced to death for arson in February.She had allegedly racked up significant gambling debts, and had hoped "saving" the family from
Highly controversial and widely criticized in the EU and around the world, the death penalty continues to be legal under the Belarusian constitution and justified by the Belarusian people in cases of grave crimes. Whether it is morally acceptable or ethically wrong, the issue of capital
Database will be accessible only to law enforcement agencies and not to the public, with 440,000 names registeredNEW DELHI, Sept 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India has launched its first national register of sex offenders in a bid to stem crimes against women as the country reels from a
The horrific rampage of former Marine Jorge Torrez began in a park in his hometown of Zion, Illinois, when he was just 16 years old. In May 2005, he fatally stabbed Laura Hobbs, 8, and her friend Krystal Tobias, 9, in a case that attracted national attention, particularly after Laura's father was
Prosecutors will seek the death penalty as punishment for an Oklahoma City father accused of killing his 7-month-old son and leaving the body in a trash can.Victor Manuel Minjarez told police he "bagged up" his son after watching the baby take his last breath, an Oklahoma City police inspector
climate change, warning speech, UN Secretary General, António Guterres, 10 September 2018, ‘We stand at a truly “use it or lose it” moment.’Amid record-breaking temperatures in parts of the world, and with the past two decades the warmest on record, on 10 September the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, delivered a major address at the UN’s headquarters in New
In a first, a play titled No Time To Sleep will be a ground-breaking 24-hour long performance that will be streamed live around the world.The play charts the final days of Prisoner Z, played by acclaimed actor Sarmad Khoosat. No Time To Sleep promises to be an intense, unedited media scrutiny for
A Government backbencher, a medical doctor, is urging her fellow lawmakers to introduce lethal injection as a method of execution and abolish hanging.St Philip North MP Dr Sonia Browne told the House of Assembly this afternoon that hanging is antiquated and could also result in the condemned
AMMAN — Three Egyptian men were sentenced to death on Monday by the Criminal Court after being convicted of killing their compatriot in Amman in December 2015.The court declared the defendants guilty of killing their colleague in late 2015 following an argument about guard duties in Jabal
end surrogacy, United Nations General Assembly, signatories, feminist organisationsIn developing countries the womb-rental industry uses the same criminal strategies as human trafficking networks.British women’s groups have started adding their signatures to those of women’s human rights organisations from 18 countries who have released an international statement to request a
Derrick Dearman, the man charged with killing 5 people, 1 of whom was a pregnant women, and kidnapping his estranged girlfriend and an unrelated infant, has been found guilty of 10 counts of capital murder, according to the Mobile County District Attorney's Office.The jury recommended the death
A 40-year-old Singaporean woman who claimed she was stocking up on heroin for her own use during the fasting month has failed in her bid to escape the death penalty.Saridewi Djamani, who was charged with trafficking a total of 1kg of drugs containing 30.72g of pure heroin, also claimed she was
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A disciplinary panel filed ethics charges Thursday against six Arkansas Supreme Court justices over their decision to prohibit a judge who participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration from handling any execution-related cases.A Judicial Discipline and Disability
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The deaths sentences against three Mexican brothers convicted of drug trafficking in Malaysia have been commuted to prison terms, a lawyer said Friday.Lawyer Hisyam Teh Poh Teik said the prison department confirmed the sentences had been commuted by the state sultan
Two inmates face executions next week. Troy Clark is scheduled for lethal injection on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Daniel Acker is due the following evening.Both men claim they had no hand in the murders for which they were convicted, but for Clark, that insistence seems to have fallen on deaf ears. The
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Did the Tennessee Department of Correction have a backup plan ready in case things went wrong during the execution of a death row inmate last month? Attorneys for 32 other death row inmates say no, they  did not.It's the latest move to stop the state from using lethal injection
An Iraqi court on Wednesday sentenced to death on terror charges a prominent jihadist described as a deputy of Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, after he was captured in Turkey.Ismail Alwan Salman al-Ithawi was hunted down, caught and extradited after a joint operation involving
Aik Pe, 29, and Soe Lwin, 40, were sentenced to death by hanging this week for the murder and rape of an 18-year-old high school student in Dec. 2017.The Kentung District court in eastern Shan State has sentenced two men to be hanged over the rape and murder of an 18-year-old high school
PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. Jury selection in the John Jonchuck murder case will not begin on Monday after all.Monday afternoon, the judge in the case reluctantly decided to delay the trial's beginning.Judge Chris Helinger told prosecutors and defense attorneys in the courtroom that people around the