women's aid, rape crisis, child poverty action group, legal action, two-child policy, rape disclosure, funding appeal, crowdjustice It completely fails to recognise the lived experiences of survivors of domestic abuse. Rape Crisis England & Wales and Women’s Aid have requested permission to intervene – an application to make a submission which raises an issue of public importance – in the Child Poverty Action Group’s legal challenge to the government’s two-child tax credit limit policy to highlight why this cruel policy must be scrapped. Leggi tutto
Fifteen arrests amid evidence of bribery related to vaccines, despite new standards and penalties for fraudChina’s president Xi Jinping has ordered a ‘thorough investigation into an illegal vaccine production case’ causing controversy in his country. Fifteen executives of the company responsible
NEW ORLEANS –  Lethal injection, which became the death penalty method of choice after the electric chair was deemed too cruel, is now falling out of favor.Drug companies are rebelling against it. States are fighting to keep it. And there is a new wave of controversy – and a slew of lawsuits –
The criminal justice system is divided into 3 distinct but equally important components -- law enforcement, courts and corrections.There is no textbook that can adequately prepare students for what they will face if they decide to pursue a career in corrections in Tennessee or any state with the
Are Louisiana lawmakers ready to bring back the gas chamber, hanging, firing squad or electrocution as options for carrying out the state's death penalty?Attorney General Jeff Landry says he will push for those changes if Louisiana can't figure out how to get its lethal injection protocols back
An Australian father of two facing a possible death penalty in Lebanon for an alleged Islamic State plot to blow up a flight from Sydney has accused Lebanese authorities of bashing him, fabricating evidence and forcing him to sign a false confession.Amer Khayat, 39, gave an emotional and animated
Hearing Women's Voices: why women 2018, The Women's Resource Centre, WRC, report, women-only spaces, Recognise that women-only services are better able to meet the needs of women.The Women’s Resource Centre (WRC) has now published the report which is a follow-up to their ‘why women?’ campaign launched in November 2006.This research was carried out to highlight the importance of and the need
Flogging has been a long-standing practice in Iran.Iran practices flogging and other internationally banned corporal punishments including amputation, stoning, and blinding.Under Iran's criminal laws, more than 100 offenses are punishable by flogging. They include theft, fraud, and drinking or
The letter begins: TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE.With that, Omaha Sen. Ernie Chambers challenged a major drug company to use the courts to block use of any of its drugs that may be used in the scheduled execution of condemned Nebraska prisoner Carey Dean Moore.Chambers sent the letter Friday to a Pfizer
ABU DHABI tourism is rapidly increasing but due to very strict laws and customs UK tourists can easily fall on the wrong side of the law if not careful. These are the illegal activities to avoid in the emirate.Abu Dhabi visitors might be surprised at the number of activities that are completely
Iran Human Rights (Jul 27, 2018): Out of four prisoners who were transferred to the solitary confinement on July 25 for execution, at least one was executed at Urmia Central Prison on drug-related charges.The execution of one prisoner was stopped, and there is no information regarding the fate of
Nebraska prison officials have scheduled a morning execution next month for their longest-serving death-row inmate as they prepare to carry out the state's 1st-ever lethal injection with a never-before-used combination of drugs.Carey Dean Moore's execution is expected to take place at 10 a.m. on
Donald Trump’s administration is pushing its version of religious freedom — as freedom to discriminate against those who offend one’s religious views — not only in the U.S. but overseas.At a State Department event on international religious freedom last week, Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office
According to the police report, the villagers knew about the crime which was settled in a hushed way by compensating the parents of the victim internally.A district court in Manipur on Tuesday awarded death penalty to a 21-year-old man in a 2015 rape and murder case of a 4-year-old girl. The
An award-winning Chinese author has been sentenced to death 23 years after murdering 4 people, including a family of 3, for money.The 53-year-old criminal, Liu Yongbiao, and an accomplice robbed and killed the victims in a family-run guesthouse before living as free men for more than 2
A relatively new anti-blasphemy party whose leader has reportedly vowed to nuke the Netherlands should he ever come to power did surprisingly well in Pakistan’s general elections last week, which were tainted by the participation of several extremist groups.Islamic fundamentalist parties fielded
A maker of the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl joined a bid to block the use of its product in what would be the first execution in Nevada in more than 12 years using a three-drug combination never before tried in any state.LAS VEGAS (AP) — A maker of the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl
HOUSTON (AP) — Associated Press journalist Michael Graczyk, who witnessed and chronicled more than 400 executions as a criminal justice reporter in Texas, will retire Tuesday after nearly 46 years with the news service.Graczyk, 68, may have observed more executions than any other person in the
On 26 July 2018, Gaza Court of First Instance issued 2 death sentences by hanging against (G. H.) and (Z. Q.) from Gaza City, after being convicted of participation in murder. This sentence comes after Palestine’s signing the instrument of its accession to the Additional Protocol of the 1989
Mullis has waived all his appeals and fired his attorneys.Travis Mullis, a 31-year-old Texas man who stomped his 3-year-old baby to death, has filed a request to fast-track his path to the death chamber, according to the Houston Chronicle.Mullis made headlines when he was sentenced to death row
Arthur Jones is an avowed Nazi. John Fitzgerald says the Holocaust is a myth. Rick Tyler wants to "make America white again." Their fringe ideas are reminiscent of another age, but the unapologetic men who espouse them are all on US election ballots in 2018.Extremism and bigotry, even outright
Assange took refuge in London embassy in 2012(CNN) - British and Ecuadorian authorities have held discussions over the future of Julian Assange, the Ecuadorian president said on Friday, fueling speculation that the WikiLeaks founder may soon be stripped of the country's diplomatic protection in
two-child policy, UK children in poverty, Universal Credit, Unhappy Birthday, report, End Child PovertyTwo-child limit and the freeze on children’s benefits ‘the most damaging welfare reform on children’s outcomes’.Statistics published by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) recently showed that 71,000 families lost entitlement to child allowances in tax credits or universal credit in the
The Lok Sabha [The Lok Sabha is the lower house of India's bicameral Parliament, with the upper house being the Rajya Sabha.] on Monday (July 30) passed the Criminal Amendment Bill mandating death penalty for rape of minors below the age of 12.The Bill was presented by Minister of State for Home
the Women's Budget Group, report, The female face of poverty, women, poverty in the UK, debt, housing, benefits, Why are women more likely to be poorer than men?Poverty is a gendered experience.Women face specific challenges in achieving financial security for themselves and their families, including low paid work, unaffordable childcare, high housing costs and financial abuse.The position of women in
For over half a century, abolitionists have wielded the United Kingdom’s conscientious, consistent, civilized opposition to capital punishment – in all cases and all circumstances – as a powerful argument to end the ignominious practice in their own countries and states, too. This may be about to
NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 31 – The Taskforce on the Review of the Mandatory Nature of the Death Penalty that was appointed by the Attorney General in March is on Tuesday due to hold an open forum on the controversial issue.In the Supreme Court Ruling of December 14 last year, the Attorney General was
India's lower house of parliament passed a bill on Monday that will see the death penalty handed out to anyone convicted of raping a child under 12.The amendment to the Prevention Of Child Sex Offences (Pocso) act was made at the behest of Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi, who
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has finished dealing with executions for the remainder of his time in office following a modern-era record of death penalty commutations.The Republican governor spared 7 men from execution during his 2 terms in office, including commutations on March 26 and July 20. Kasich
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:The cabinet spokesman told the media on July 25, 2018, as reported on Hiru News, that the cabinet has unanimously approved the (presidential) decision to implement the death penalty even if the EU withdraws the GSP+ facility in response as warned. Though I personally do not
New York (CNN) -- Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said she hopes to stay on the Supreme Court until the age of 90."I'm now 85," Ginsburg said on Sunday. "My senior colleague, Justice John Paul Stevens, he stepped down when he was 90, so think I have about at least five more years."She has already
European human rights judges would rule Britain’s plan to waive death penalty assurances for two suspected members of the Isil ‘Beatles’ terror cell illegal, experts say, and could order the UK to seek US guarantees and even pay the men damages.The decision by Sajid Javid, the Home Secretary, has
CAIRO -- An Egyptian court sentenced 75 people to death on Saturday, including top figures of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, for their involvement in a 2013 sit-in, state media reported. The Cairo Criminal Court referred the sentences to the Grand Mufti -- the country's top theological
Court of Appeal, sexual abuse survivor, same roof rule, major vitory, criminal injuries compensation scheme, sexual abuse, stepfather, CICA, discriminationNo child groomed and manipulated into sexual abuse ‘complied with their abuse’.On 24 July 2018 senior judges ruled the archaic ‘same roof rule’, which has denied some sexual abuse survivors Criminal Injuries Compensation, is incompatible with human rights law, after one survivor took her case