Any day now, it's possible that two men will be executed in the only European country where the death penalty still exists - but their family will never find out when they were shot, or where they were buried. Five months ago, Hanna Kostseva was in court when her two brothers, Stanislaw and Ilya, aged 19 and 21, were Leggi Tutto
New charges have been announced against all of the sacked police officers present at the death of African American George Floyd in Minneapolis.The charge against Derek Chauvin has been elevated to second-degree murder, court documents show.The other three officers, previously uncharged, face
(CNN) -- In an interview with Fox News Radio on Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump said something that is laughably untrue.Of the Secret Service whisking him and his family into a bunker underneath the White House amid protests outside the building on Friday night, Trump said this:"Well it
Was George Floyd's death the final straw?The black man died when a white Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for eight minutes, choking him, even while he cried out, "I can't breathe!"Those words, George Floyd's last, have become a catch-cry, chanted during protests and written on
An Ikeja Special Offences Court on Monday sentenced a technician, Rasak Abiona, to death for beating his 62-year-old father to death with a metal rod during a dispute over property in Lagos.In a judgement delivered in a virtual hearing, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo held that though the prosecution
JAKARTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two Indonesian brothers will go on trial next month for the murder of their teenage sister in a so-called honour killing, police said on Tuesday, a rare case in the country that has prompted calls for action to protect women and girls.The men are accused of
(CNN) -- An independent autopsy found that George Floyd's death was a homicide and the unarmed black man died of "asphyxiation from sustained pressure."The autopsy says compression to Floyd's neck and back led to a lack of blood flow to his brain.Floyd was essentially "dead on the scene" in
A Florida judge has denied a new trial for an elderly death row inmate who was convicted of killing a 14-year-old girl in 1985 – despite another man confessing to the grisly murder.Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Judge Pat Siracusa on Friday denied the latest efforts from James Dailey, 73, to prove his
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Americans awoke Sunday to charred and glass-strewn streets in dozens of cities after another night of unrest fueled by rage over the mistreatment of African Americans at the hands of police, who responded to the violence with tear gas and rubber bullets.Tens of thousands
Florida’s new conservative Supreme Court takes on its former self and the U.S. Supreme Court in death row casesThere has been a real lack of “judicial restraint” lately in Florida.You may have heard this term, usually by those who decry “activist judges” for “legislating from the bench.”Unelected
Former President Barack Obama released a statement on the unrest in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and across the country over the police killing of George Floyd.Obama called on everyone — including law enforcement — to work together to create a “new normal” that overcomes bigotry and unequal treatment
women's sector oganisations, letter, childcare, coronavirus crisis, mothers, returning to work, unpaid work, closures, Boris Johnson, letter, childcare sector, Liaison Committee Just as we need investment in roads and rail, we also need investment in childcare. It is estimated that as a result of the coronavirus crisis a significant proportion of childcare providers will go to the wall, with a loss of 10,000 businesses or 150,000 childcare places. Leggi tutto
Diane Abbott, LabourList, article, institutional racism, Coronavirus, national leadership, civil rights, George Floyd, Black Lives Matter, I can't breathe, racism in the UKBritish politicians must act decisively to fight institutional racism here in the UK.By Diane Abbott.America is currently engulfed in the worst civil unrest since the assassination of Martin Luther King in 1968. A Brooklyn resident called Fatima, who came out to demonstrate in New York with
Austria has unveiled plans to "neutralise" the building where Nazi German dictator Adolf Hitler was born, by turning it into a police station.The government bought the building under a compulsory purchase order in 2016 after a lengthy dispute.Officials announced it would be turned into a police
The District Attorney’s Office will seek the death penalty against the man accused of fatally shooting Newman police Cpl. Ronil Singh the day after Christmas in 2018.“After thoughtful consideration, deliberation, and much consultation with the victim’s family and their wishes, we are seeking the
'Prosecutors have different schools of thoughts: some think it’s best to only pursue charges that are going stick. Others say throw the book at the defendant and see what holds. I have to say emphatically that, in the criminal justice system, we’re constantly throwing charges against people of
A federal judge on Monday rejected the claim of attorneys for 17 death-row inmates that midazolam, the first drug in the state's three-drug execution protocol, violates the Eighth Amendment ban on cruel and unusual punishment.U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker issued a 106-page order siding with
The brother-in-law of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who faced the death penalty after being accused of blasphemy against Islam, has been killed, Christians have confirmed this week.The body of Younas Masih, 50, was reportedly found on 25th May in a furrow in Dao Ki Mallian village in the
(CNN) -- As protesters gathered outside the White House Friday night in Washington, DC, President Donald Trump was briefly taken to the underground bunker for a period of time, according to a White House official and a law enforcement source.The President was there for a little under an hour
George Floyd riots spiralled out of control Saturday night as cop cars were torched, stores were looted and at least 11 states activated the National Guard on a fifth night of protests that show no signs of stopping. Scenes of destruction continued to spread across America as the death of the
Downtown Phoenix vandalized by protesters, say police Protesters have left behind a trail of destruction in downtown Phoenix, Arizona, police said. “Property throughout the downtown Phoenix area has been vandalized as some demonstrators engage in criminal behavior, breaking windows and doors to
Minneapolis (CNN) -- The former Minneapolis police officer seen in a video with his knee on George Floyd's neck before the unarmed black man died this week was taken into custody Friday by state authorities, according to John Harrington, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Public
Three former Minneapolis police officers will be criminally charged Wednesday in connection with the death of George Floyd in their custody, Sen. Amy Klobuchar said.In addition, Derek Chauvin, a fourth former officer who had already been charged with third-degree murder in the case, will now be
On April 11 2020, four journalists were sentenced to death by the Houthi-led rebel Government in Yemen. The journalists were convicted of spying and “broadcasting rumours, fake news, and statements in support of the enemy Saudi Arabia.” The situation has attracted an outpouring of concern from
The man accused of fatally shooting Baton Rouge Police Lt. Glenn Hutto Jr. in April is indigent and in need of 2 lawyers certified to handle death penalty cases, a state judge has been told.State Public Defender Remy Starns and East Baton Rouge Parish District Defender Mike Mitchell filed court
A lawyer for Scott Peterson, convicted in 2004 of murdering his wife, Laci, and their unborn son, told the California Supreme Court on Tuesday that he was denied a fair trial because of massive publicity and a slew of legal errors made at trial.During a hearing on his appeal, Cliff Gardner
California killer Scott Peterson, accused of murdering his wife and unborn son, is scheduled for an appeal hearing before the California Supreme Court.Peterson, currently on death row at San Quentin prison, is fighting for a new trial and a chance to get off of death row. Defense attorneys plan
(CNN) -- President Donald Trump told the nation's governors in a video teleconference on Monday to aggressively go after violent protesters after three nights of unrest in dozens of cities across the country."You have to dominate or you'll look like a bunch of jerks, you have to arrest and try
Imagine, for a moment, that you are a black man or woman living in America in 2020. How could you not believe that racism kills?If you are black, you need not imagine anything. You know it very well.You don’t need to see the video of George Floyd, a police officer’s knee on his neck Leggi
(CNN) -- George Floyd's family spoke to both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden this week following Floyd's death in Minneapolis, Minnesota.Speaking to MSNBC's Al Sharpton, George's brother, Philonise Floyd, said his conversation with President Trump was "so fast.""He
✔  Click here to Google translate this story into your own languageDisturbios en una treintena de ciudades, de Los Ángeles a las puertas de la Casa Blanca, donde Trump advirtió a los manifestantes de que serían recibidos con "los perros más feroces y las armas más amenazantes”De Seattle a
What we're seeing right now across the country is rightful outrage after a Minneapolis police officer killed George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man on Monday. Video footage of the scene taken by a bystander shows officer Derek Chauvin, who is white, with his knee on George’s neck, pinning him to
MINNEAPOLIS: Authorities in the US city of Minneapolis and its sister city St Paul called in the National Guard on Thursday as they struggled to contain the fresh protests and violence due to the shocking police killing of a handcuffed African-American man.After stores were looted and burned