LOS ANGELES (AP) — Murder. Brutality. Reprehensible.Indefensible. Police nationwide, in unequivocal and unprecedented language, have condemned the actions of Minneapolis police in the custody death of a handcuffed black man who cried for help as an officer knelt on his neck, pinning him to the pavement for at least eight minutes. But some civil rights advocates say their denunciations are Leggi Tutto
A new report launched by Monash University, in partnership with Harm Reduction International (HRI) and the Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (ADPAN), has questioned the fair trial standards afforded to more than 1,000 people currently sentenced to the death penalty in Malaysia.Key findings--Monash
Agenda, NatCen, report, young women, poverty, non-suicidal self-harm, debt, coronavirus epidemic, the Marnot review government policies, Young women struggling with money problems and debt are at particular risk.The long-term rise in self-harm in young women is about more than social media.Young women in England who face poverty and disadvantage are more likely to self-harm than young women in affluent households, new evidence
The killing of an Iranian teen by her father after she eloped with an older man sparked outrage on Wednesday, with local media denouncing "institutionalised violence" in "patriarchal" Iran.Iranian media covered the apparent "honour" crime extensively, with Ebtekar newspaper leading its front page
Denver Newsroom, May 28, 2020 / 03:00 am MT (CNA).- All of Florida’s death row inmates live in the Diocese of St. Augustine. Many are Catholic. At least twice a year St. Augustine’s Bishop Felipe Estevez goes to visit death row inmates himself.So when Estevez issued a pastoral letter this week
Just 20% of Houstonians — a record low — now support the death penalty over life-sentencing alternatives, a new Rice University survey has found. The 2020 Houston Area Survey by the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, released on May 4, 2020, found that death-penalty support has declined by more
TUC, report, return to work, COVID-19, coronavirus, HSE, consultation, unions, workers, employers duties, safety at workNo one should have to return to work without tough new safety measures having been put in place.The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called on government to introduce tough new measures to ensure that before lockdown restrictions are eased all employers assess the risks to their staff of
LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia’s president has pardoned a gay couple sentenced to 15 years in prison in November under colonial-era sodomy laws in a case that caused a diplomatic row with the United States.Japhet Chataba, 39, and Steven Sambo, 31, were among nearly 3,000 inmates pardoned by President
MIAMI — Days after Miami’s Patricia Ripley was charged with her autistic son’s murder, shocking surveillance video of her apparently pushing the child into a canal has emerged.The video, obtained and aired by Univision’s national news network, shows Ripley walking 9-year-old Alejandro on the bank
A special education teacher running for mayor in a city in Alabama is proposing public hangings for drug dealers with multiple convictions.Michael Ray James, who’s a mayoral candidate for Sylacauga, has called for public hangings for drug dealers who have been convicted three times.“Please
When I accepted the job as the national manager of Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty, I encountered a mixture of concern and trepidation from friends and colleagues.Many thought I would be the target of extreme backlash, or at best become frustrated trying to achieve what they saw
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The family of slain Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi announced Friday they have forgiven his Saudi killers, giving legal reprieve to the five government agents who'd been sentenced to death for an operation that cast a cloud of suspicion over the
Warning on ‘when looting starts, shooting starts’ post risks further escalation of row between firm and presidentTwitter has hidden one of Donald Trump’s tweets behind a warning that it “glorifies violence”, further escalating the social media company’s row with the US president.The US
MINNEAPOLIS – Grief and anger turned to violence Wednesday night as Minneapolis saw another day of protests following the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who was pinned down by a white police officer who held his knee to Floyd's neck.Demonstrators gathered earlier in the day near
Homophobic Chechen tyrant Ramzan Kadyrov made his first public appearance since rumours emerged that he had been hospitalised with coronavirus.The autocratic leader, who orchestrated the region’s brutal ‘gay purge’, was reported to have earned the title of the first Russian official to fall
The Hamilton County prosecutor's office will seek the death penalty in the case against the man accused of striking and killing Springdale Police Officer Kaia Grant.Prosecutor Joe Deters Wednesday released a 10-count indictment against Terry Blankenship for the events of March 21, which resulted
The top court said that only thing it may consider is directing the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on time limit for placing the mercy petition before the President.The Supreme Court Wednesday sought the Centre's reply on a plea seeking direction to the government to frame specific procedure
After another officer-involved death, officials face a skeptical public. Four Minneapolis police officers were fired and federal authorities are investigating after a video surfaced Monday showing an officer kneeling on a handcuffed suspect’s neck and ignoring the man’s protests that he couldn’t
23 May 2020 | A court in Uttar Pradesh on 21 May 2020 awarded death sentence to a person in connection with the murder of six members of a family seven years ago over a property dispute.Suresh Chand Yadav and his five family members were killed while they were sleeping on the night of 26 May 2012
Louis Coleman III was indicted on one count of kidnapping resulting in death in connection to the disappearance and murder of 23-year-old Jassy Correia last yearA virtual hearing is scheduled Tuesday to consider the death penalty for Louis Coleman III - the man accused of kidnapping a 23-year-old
CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal court on Friday turned down an appeal from an imprisoned Cincinnati man whose 2013 murder trial hinged on the paralyzed, hospitalized victim having blinked his eyes to identify a picture of his shooter before dying.The convicted man, Ricardo Woods, challenged how that
Dozens of gay men and transgender people have been tortured and murdered at the hands of authorities with Ramzan Kadyrov's approval.Ramzan Kadyrov, head of the Chechen Republic, has been rushed to a Moscow hospital with symptoms of coronavirus infection. Chechnya is part of the Russian Federation
Georgia authorities on Thursday arrested a third person connected to the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery, the black 25-year-old whose family says was killed in February after being pursued by two white men in a pickup truck, prompting nationwide calls for justice.The Georgia Bureau of
Warning on ‘when looting starts, shooting starts’ post risks further escalation of row between firm and presidentTwitter has hidden one of Donald Trump’s tweets behind a warning that it “glorifies violence”, further escalating the social media company’s row with the US president.The US
✔ Click here to Google translate the following story into your own languageLa policía dice que George Floyd falleció debido a un “incidente médico”. Cuatro oficiales han sido apartados de su trabajo“Ser negro en Estados Unidos no debería ser una sentencia de muerte”, dijo este martes el alcalde
Otero County Commissioner Couy Griffin has again stirred an outcry over his fiery political rhetoric — this time for saying certain Democratic governors should be executed for treason.Griffin, who founded the group Cowboys for Trump, also told the Daily Beast on Tuesday that anti-lockdown
The court is now an outlier in reversing established law and the nation’s social normsWhat’s the obsession at the Florida Supreme Court with becoming an outlier on the death penalty, with reversing established law and shaking public confidence in the state’s judicial system? A recent decision by
Domestic Abuse Bill, Committee, witnesses, in person, Jacob Rees-Mogg, letter, COVID-19, coronavirus crisis, travel, public transport, Wales, BME communitiesThe unacceptable condition of attendance only serves to jeopardise the safety of survivors and their key workers.Eighteen domestic abuse and women’s rights organisations, including the Women’s Aid Federation of England, Latin American Women’s Rights Service and Southall Black Sisters, have
(RNS) — Among the things disrupted by the pandemic is our government’s ability to carry out executions. Some of us might say it is one of the rare silver linings of this coronavirus nightmare.It’s been over two months (75 days to be exact) since we’ve had an execution. There are only two other
An appeal court in Vietnam's southern Ho Chi Minh City has handed down the capital punishment to seven drug traffickers for smuggling nearly 400 heroin cakes from Laos to the country, local media reported on 22 May 2020.The 50-year-old mastermind from central Nghe An province and his six
(CNN) -- A Texas community hit by terrible tragedy months ago came together over the weekend to celebrate a survivor's first birthday.Paul Gilbert Anchondo was two months old when his parents died shielding him from a shooter at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart on August 3, 2019.Over the weekend, the
An appeals court in Washington, D.C. agreed Friday to stay its ruling concerning the legality of federal execution protocols until June 8 while four inmates on death row appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.The U.S. Department of Justice introduced the Federal Execution Protocol Addendum in 2019
KATHMANDU: A Nepali man has been shot to death in Qatar. Anil Chaudhary of Aurahi-1 in Mahottari has been shot dead for his involvement in the murder of a Qatari national.  He was arrested in the first week of April 2017 on charges of murder. A court in Qatar in June last year Leggi Tutto
The long arm of the Iranian law has reached the “sultan of cars” and his wife, last in a line of market manipulators sent to the gallows.An Iranian judge has ordered capital punishment for a man and his wife over multiple corruption charges, on top of them disrupting the country’s auto