On 20 January 1942 Reinhard Heydrich, the Head of the Reich Security Main Office, chaired a meeting of 15 high-ranking civil servants and SS officers in a villa at Großer Wannsee 56/58. The topic of the conference was technical, logistic and legal implementation of the so-called "Final Solution to the Jewish Question", which was an euphemism for a planned mass extermination Leggi Tutto
The drugs are supposed to put a death row inmate to sleep before stopping the inmate's lungs and heart. However, controversies around the country show a three-drug combination Tennessee is prepared to use as it resumes executions in 2018 may leave witnesses scarred and death row offenders in pain
Responding to Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's threat to "hang" death row prisoners as a crime deterrent after more than a decade without an execution in the country, Amnesty International's Death Penalty Adviser Oluwatosin Popola said:"President Museveni's threat to resume executions to
The Justice Ministry has put an end to its longtime policy of avoiding executions of death-row inmates while they are calling for a retrial, but who is chosen to be hanged is still shrouded in secrecy.The hanging of a prisoner seeking a retrial requires cautious judgment, yet the Justice Ministry
Federal prosecutors announced Friday they will seek the death penalty for a former University of Illinois graduate student accused of kidnapping, torturing and killing a visiting scholar from China in June.In making the announcement, prosecutors alleged for the first time that Brendt Christensen
HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- A man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique has become the nation's first prisoner executed in 2018. Anthony Allen Shore received lethal injection Thursday evening in Texas for the 1992 strangling of a 21-year-old woman
It is time to abolish the death penalty in Washington state.A proposal in the Legislature sponsored by state Sen. Maureen Walsh, R-College Place, is worthy of support.Walsh offers strong arguments for ending capital punishment, starting with concern that families must endure the long and
Department of Education, guidance, sexual violence in schools, EVAW, The problem of sexual violence in schools, particularly against girls, is widespread and persistent.The Department for Education has published guidance for schools on how to prevent and respond to rape and sexual violence by children towards their fellow pupils.This long-overdue guidance
Although the law commission report discussed whether the discretion of mode of execution should lie with the judge or the convict, the question of who would provide the injections to convicts remains unanswered.A lawyer had filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional
Young Women's Trust, survey, Employers, outdated views, ambition, sexismOne in eight large employers admit workplace sexual harassment has gone unreported in their organisation.A YouGov survey for Young Women’s Trusthas found that UK employers think men are more ambitious than women – despite nearly half of young women saying they would one day like to be the boss
(CNN) - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg marks her 25th anniversary on the Supreme Court this year, and the cultural icon known as the "Notorious RBG" recently signaled that she intends to stay at least through 2020 by hiring law clerks for at least two more terms.Ginsburg, who turns 85 in March
Notorious homophobe Antonin Scalia was reportedly intrigued by the candidacy of Donald Trump and spoke favorably of him for president, reports the Wall Street Journal in a not-so-suprising revelation. The Supreme Court justice known for his unvarnished dissent considered Trump “refreshing,”
During the nationwide uprising of the Iranian people against the detested rule of Velayat-e faqih, the regime's judiciary executed 5 young prisoners from January 15 to 17. On January 17, a brutal sentence to amputate a young man's hand for stealing several sheeps was carried out in Mashhad
With the conclusion of all of the trials, judicial authorities will likely shift their focus to the possible execution of Aum founder Shoko AsaharaThe trials related to Aum Shinrikyo, the doomsday cult that executed the deadly sarin attack on the Tokyo subway system in 1995, are close to ending
LINCOLN — Nebraska prison officials have notified another death row inmate they intend to carry out his execution using an untried combination of lethal drugs.The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services said Friday it provided the execution notice to Carey Dean Moore, who shot and killed
judge, quashed, 2017 Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Regulations,The testing ‘had not looked at whether the basis for treating those with psychological distress differently was sound or not’.High Court judge Mr Justice Mostyn has allowed the claim in the case of RF v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.The High Court found that part of the rules
Karen Ingala Smith, Femicide Census, report, 2016, women killed by menOver the last ten years on average two women have been killed by their male partners or former partners each week.The first Femicide Census report for 2016 was published recently.It revealed that 113 women were killed by men in England, Wales and Northern Ireland between 1 January 2016 and 31
Lawyers for the Uzbek man charged in the truck attack on a crowded Manhattan bike path that killed eight people on Halloween said on Wednesday that their client would plead guilty and accept life imprisonment without parole if prosecutors agreed not to seek the death penalty.The proposal came in
Morocco has not abolished the death penalty but has not carried out any executions since 1993.A Moroccan court sentenced to death a man over the murder of a member of parliament and jailed his widow, in a case involving sex and money, the government said Tuesday.Abdellatif Merdas, who was a
Iran Human Rights (Jan 17, 2018): The execution of Abolfazl Chezahi Sharahi, a juvenile-offender who was in a death-row to be executed this morning at Qom Central Prison, was delayed for unknown reasons. A day before, the IHR and other international organizations called for immediate action of
mental health foundation, report, gender government strategy, women and girls in crisisFifteen years ago there was a government mental health strategy for women and girls. Today … gender is almost entirely unmentioned.Services specifically targeting the mental health of young women have become almost invisible in government policy in spite of evidence of a growing crisis, a new
open letter, legal rights experts, Charter of Fundamental Rights, EU (Withdrawal) Bill, We need legal guarantees about the kind of society we want to be after Brexit.More than 20 organisations and human rights legal experts have signed an open letter on the importance of the Charter of Fundamental Rights ahead of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill returning to Parliament this week.The
The Government has claimed that hanging is the most workable mode and lethal injection method is found to have failed on many occasions in different parts of the world, hence it is not as workable as hanging.In a response to a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking abolition of executing death
Gazan family says it killed a relative after being told by Hamas he had helped Israel track down and kill 3 senior Hamas members.A Gazan family said on Friday it had killed 1 of its relatives, claiming he had helped Israel track down and kill 3 senior Hamas terrorists, including 1 of the man's
With the conclusion of all of the trials, judicial authorities will likely shift their focus to the possible execution of Aum founder Shoko AsaharaThe trials related to Aum Shinrikyo, the doomsday cult that executed the deadly sarin attack on the Tokyo subway system in 1995, are close to ending
'I know Tricia and Kevin would not want him to be executed', says Kent WhitakerThe father of a man who murdered his mother and younger brother is pleading Texas officials for a stay of execution. Kent Whitaker – who survived the 2003 ambush that killed his wife, Tricia, and his 19-year-old son
Iran Human Rights (Jan 18, 2018): Iranian authorities have amputated one hand of a prisoner who was charged with stealing sheep. The amputation was carried out at Mashhad Central Prison. According to a report published by Khorasan Newspaper, the sentence was carried out on Wednesday, January
Alva Campbell was supposed to die on Nov. 15. That was the date chosen by Ohio, which had convicted and condemned Campbell for murdering a teenager, Charles Dials, during a 1997 carjacking in Columbus, Ohio.Inside the death chamber that morning, prison officials spent more than an hour searching
FPA, guidance, relationships and sex education, consultation, schools, department of EducationParents have a historic opportunity to transform the relationships and sex education their children will receive.Parents, whose children currently face a postcode lottery when it comes to getting the best relationships and sex education, have been asked to respond to a government consultation
The crime shook the kingdom as it was videotaped, and the man's cousin is seen begging for him not to kill him, repeatedly screaming "enough Saad".Saudi Arabia's Specialized Criminal Court is commencing the trial of the man accused of murdering his cousin. The crime shook the kingdom as it was
He didn't scream or laugh. He didn't plead or apologize.Anthony Shore was calm, almost stoic, when he confessed to the murders - just like he was 20 years ago.But this time, apparently, it was a lie.Days before his aborted execution in October, the notorious Houston serial killer admitted to 2
GENEVA (16 January 2018) – UN human rights experts* have appealed to Iran to halt the execution of Abolfazl Chezani Sharahi, who was 15 when he was sentenced to death. He is due to be executed on Wednesday [Jan. 17], less than two weeks after the execution of another juvenile offender.“The
Shelter, Fit for Human Habitation Bill, 19 January 2018, 100 MPs, contact yours‘Residents in Grenfell Tower repeatedly raised safety concerns which were ignored’.Last week Parliament published the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation and Liability for Housing Standards) Bill ahead of its Second Reading, due on Friday, this week.For the Bill to pass, it is crucial that
Simultaneous with the nationwide uprising of the Iranian people and in order to intimidate the people, the mullahs' regime's executioners executed 8 young prisoners in various cities in the period of January 1 to January 11.On Thursday, January 11, 2 prisoners were executed publicly in Salmas and