Governor Chris Sununu signaled he'd veto the death penalty repeal long before lawmakers sent one to his desk. So, at the event his press team billed as an announcement on the repeal bill, the only real suspense was over how many police officers Sununu could squeeze into his office to witness his veto. "So the desk Leggi Tutto
WOmens Budget Group, EVAW Coalition, report, Universal Credit and FInancial Abuse, domestic abuse, coercive control, “We need to urgently look at making separate payments routine.”As Universal Credit continues to be rolled out nationally, women’s groups have published a new report at an event in Parliament which raises concerns that Universal Credit payments which are paid into one bank account for everyone
Police are stepping up the hunt for the 2nd suspect in the murder of a 17-year-old student in a public park 6 years ago, in the wake of the much debated execution on Monday of the youth's convicted killer.The teenager was attacked by 2 young men on July 17, 2012 and killed. He was stabbed 24
Prospect, trade union, survey, sexual harassment at work, bullying, report, guideA trade union’s survey has found sexual harassment at work is – still – widespread.A third of women have experienced workplace sexual harassment, a new survey conducted by Prospect has found.Prospect is a trade union that represents over 142,000 working people – professionals, managers
LINCOLN, Neb. — As Nebraska gets ready for what could be the first execution in 20 years, a court is ordering the corrections department to release information on the purchase of the drugs to be used in carrying out the death penalty.The ACLU initially sued the corrections department said it
I am furious!I am disgusted.I am an American and this perfidy is being carried out in my name.That the would-be ruler of this country could be so twisted as to conceive of a policy that forcibly separates children from their parents is an outrage, a barbarity, an atrocity. That his Leggi
Labour Party, Labour policy forum, consultation, women's pensions, WASPIHave your say! Now – the consultation closes on 24 June.As part of the Labour Party’s commitment to ensuring dignity and security in older age, Labour’s policy forum launched a national conversation across the country to discuss how to best protect and improve the State Pension.This process
Amnesty International calls for urgent halt to the imminent execution of Mohammad Salas, a member of Iran’s Gonabadi Dervish community.In its statement issued on June 17, 2018, Amnesty International called on Iranian authorities to to immediately quash the death sentence of Mohammad Salas.Amnesty
Sylhet Metropolitan Sessions Judge Mujibur Rahman Bhuiyan in Sylhet sentenced two people to death in a drug trafficking case. The convicts are: Hossain Ahmed Manik, 51, a resident of Razzakpur village, and Parvez Alam Sumon, 26, a resident of Tikorpara-Uttarbhag village in Bianibazar
70 Iranian lawmakers have signed a bill to apply for collective pardons for political crimes and political prisoners who were served with harsh sentences. "Collective pardons are within the authority of lawmakers. As lawmakers can define a crime, they also can provide pardons for some crimes,"
Responding to the news that the Supreme Court of Belarus has in an unprecedented move decided to suspend and review the death sentences of Ihar Hershankou and Siamion Berazhnoy while their appeals are under consideration, Marie Struthers, Director of Amnesty International’s Eastern Europe and
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A former juror on a death penalty trial said Thursday that he was "frankly upset" to read information last year about the terrible childhood of the man he and 11 other jurors recommended be executed two decades ago.The upbringing of killer Raymond Tibbetts was presented as a
The Lone Star State is confident it can kill Danny Bible.Earlier this month, the aging Houston serial killer filed a last-minute lawsuit arguing that his veins are so bad and his health problems so severe that he can't be put to death - or it'll turn into a painfully botched procedure.But the
War on Want, fast food workers, strike, the Bakers Food and Allied Workers Union, union membership, £10 an hour pay, work contracts, better working conditionsIt is no longer okay for companies to pay poverty wages and dodge their taxes.For too long, fast food has been synonymous with low pay, poor working conditions and a lack of respect for workers.To bring change to the fast food industry, we need to encourage every single fast food worker to be
NHS funding, Theresa May, announcement, smoke and mirrors, demonstration, 30 June 2018, We ‘do not need more mischievous statements, previously exposed as lies’.Theresa May announced an increase in NHS funding by 3.4 per cent a year for the next 5 years on 17 June.But the headline 3.4 per cent increase only applies to the NHS England budget and not to the whole NHS
Thailand has carried out its first execution since 2009, the Department of Corrections said, killing a 26-year-old convicted murderer in a move condemned by Amnesty International as "deplorable".Theerasak Longji was executed by lethal injection on Monday, six years after his conviction.His death
A few days ago, Emily Kephart, a program coördinator at an immigrant-rights group called Kids in Need of Defense, set out to try to find a six-year-old Guatemalan girl who had been separated from her father after arriving in the United States, in May. The pair had been split up as a consequence
Iran Human Rights (Jun 18, 2018): Reports suggest that after the execution of Mohammad Salas, five other prisoners who were sentenced to death on murder charges were also hanged at Rajai Shahr Prison today. One of the prisoners was charged with the murder of an eight-month-old baby named
A man who was accused of murder in 1998 has filed a lawsuit, alleging that a prosecutor and investigator coerced a teen to give false testimony.NEW ORLEANS – A man who was convicted of murder in 1998 has filed a lawsuit alleging that a prosecutor and investigator coerced a teen to give false
VIETNAM - Two men sentenced to death for transporting 16 kilograms of heroin from Son La to Hanoi.The Hanoi People's Court sentenced Ta Anh Tuan, 41, and Nguyen Hong Quan, 36, to death for drug smuggling.According to the prosecutors, Tuan confessed that he was hired to transport the drugs from
All three men — Ricky Fackrell, Christopher Cramer and victim Leo Johns — were members of the white supremacist gang, Soldiers of the Aryan Culture.Two white supremacist gang members were sentenced to death this week after being convicted of killing a third gang member while incarcerated at a
CPS, review, disclosureThe police and the prosecutor each have clear duties to make sure that disclosure is conducted properly.The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) published the outcome of its review of rape and serious sexual offences (RASSO) cases earlier this month.The CPS announced in January that its senior
RFE/RL -- The Supreme Court of Belarus has suspended two death sentences, the Minsk-based Vyasna (Spring) human rights center says.Vyasna cites relatives of Ihar Hershankou and Syamyon Berazhnoy as saying that the court has suspended the implementation of the two men's death sentences while their
2 UN rights experts have called on Iranian authorities to halt the planned execution of a man convicted of killing his teacher at the age of 15.In a June 19 statement, the experts cited reports suggesting that Mohammad Kalhori will be executed shortly after the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which
‘This level of movement and fragmentation is unsatisfactory.’At the request of the House of Commons, the Women and Equalities Committee has scrutinised the work of the Government Equalities Office (GEO) and the Minister for Women and Equalities, who is responsible for the Government Equalities
Saudi Arabia's drive to counter terrorism has become a convenient chimera to support crackdowns on legitimate public dissent and political or social activism of any kind, and the campaign has turned into an indiscriminate tool wielded to stigmatize critics of the state as terrorists. Those are
A man convicted in a 1966 quadruple murder case filed an appeal Monday with the Supreme Court to seek a retrial, his lawyers said, even though he was freed in 2014 after spending nearly half a century on death row.Former professional boxer Iwao Hakamada, 82, has been struggling to clear his name
Anthony Ray Hinton was mowing the lawn at his mother's house in 1985 when Alabama police came to arrest him for 2 murders he did not commit. One took place when he was working the night shift at a Birmingham warehouse. Yet the state won a death sentence, based on 2 bullets it falsely claimed
Iran Human Rights (June 18, 2018): Iran Human Rights (IHR) strongly condemns the execution of Mohammad Salas and calls on the European Union and the countries that have diplomatic relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran to play a more active role in preventing human rights abuses in Iran.In
His lawyers will argue that a sentence exceeding a criminal's lifespan contravenes Charter protections against "cruel and unusual punishment."Lawyers for the man who went on a murderous rampage in a Quebec City mosque will tell a judge Monday that he should not be sentenced to die in
A capital murder suspect was looking to make a deal today. 20-year-old Harold Wallace, Jr. accused of shooting and killing innocent bystander Tamara White was in court requesting "youthful offender" status, a scenario where Wallace could have escaped a possible death penalty. Cuffed and shackled
A Homestead mother accused of killing her toddler in a burning-hot bath could face the death penalty after a grand jury indicted her for first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse.Christina Hurt, shackled and in a jail jumpsuit, appeared in court Friday to plead not guilty as prosecutors
Ed Bridges, Liberty, South Wales Police, letter, automated facial recognition technology‘This sort of dystopian policing has no place in our city or any other.’A Cardiff resident launched the first legal challenge to a UK police force’s use of automated facial recognition (AFR) technology earlier this week.Ed Bridges – represented by human rights organisation Liberty – has
Australia opposes the death penalty in all circumstances for all people.We support the universal abolition of the death penalty and are committed to pursuing this goal through all the avenues available to us.This whole-of-government strategy sets out Australia's policy on the death penalty