Two women were hanged at the Central Prison of Urmia at dawn on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. According to an informed source, the 2 women had been previously given 1 month to attract the agreement of the victim’s parents but they had not managed to do so, and their death penalties were carried out. The 2 Leggi Tutto
An Iraqi court has sentenced 2 men to death after finding them guilty of joining the Islamic State group, a judicial council said.One of them was found implicated in terrorist attacks against security forces near the Baiji oil refinery and the University of Tikrit in the Sunni-majority province
After more than two decades on Texas death row, a Mexican national convicted of killing three teens in El Paso died in bed early Sunday of cardiac arrest, a prison spokesman confirmed.Officials found 49-year-old Ignacio “Nacho” Gomez in his cell on the Polunsky Unit around 5:37 a.m. and took him
House of Commons Commission, Gemma White report, bullying, sexual harassment, MPs staff, statement, debate,Hansard,‘The problem of bullying and harassment is sufficiently widespread to require an urgent collective response.’In 2017, the House of Commons Commission appointed Dame Laura Cox to carry out an enquiry into bullying and harassment in the Commons Service.  The ensuing Laura Cox report was published
Before the month of July is out, some 10 convicts on death row in Singapore’s Changi Prison – where Australian Nguyen Tuong Van was executed in December 2005 – will meet their fate.Because of the sensitive nature of the executions, Singapore's newspapers have made only scant mention of the
Latin American Women's Rights Service, LAWRS, report, employment, abuse, The Unheard Workforce, Experiences of Latin American migrant women,,cleaning, hospitality, domestic workThere is an urgent need for greater regulation and enforcement of labour legislation.The Latin American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRS) has launched its latest report: ‘The Unheard Workforce: Experiences of Latin American migrant women in cleaning, hospitality and domestic work’.It presents an
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran said Monday it has arrested 17 Iranian nationals allegedly recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the country's nuclear and military sites, and that some of them have already been sentenced to death.The arrests took place over the past
Sink Without Trace, exhibition, migrant deaths at sea, P21 Gallery, Lucy Wood, Maya Ramsay,Migrant’s graves are marked with numbers not names; the majority of their bodies are unidentified. Sink Without Trace, an exhibition held at the P21 Gallery, in Chalton Street, London, presented work on the subject of migrant deaths at sea.Through drawing, painting, photography, printmaking
Iranian authorities have hanged ten prisoners in the past few days in the cities of Mahshahr, Nowshahr, Urmia, and Khandab, with two being hanged in public.On Wednesday, Iran hanged one inmate in Bandar Mahshahr, southwest Iran, but his name is unknown. They also hanged two inmates convicted of
House of Lords, bullying, harassment, inquiry, Ellenbogen report, House of Lords Commission“Bullying and harassment have no place in the House of Lords.”In December 2018, Naomi Ellenbogen QC was appointed to conduct an inquiry into the nature and extent of bullying and harassment – including sexual harassment and any systemic behaviours – experienced by past and present members of
KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — Judges will still have the discretion to impose the death penalty under proposed changes in the law to abolish the mandatory death sentence currently in existence for 11 offences, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong said today.He clarified that
SALÉ: Verdicts are expected Thursday for 24 suspected jihadists accused over the murder of two Scandinavian women beheaded while on a hiking trip in Morocco.Winding up an 11-week-long trial in an anti-terrorist court in Sale, near the capital Rabat, the defendants are to make their final
A woman from the Philippines could face the death sentence after she was nabbed for allegedly trafficking over 5.9 kg of shabu at a house in Manggatal in Sabah, Malaysia.Sabah deputy police commissioner Datuk Zaini Jass said the 32-year-old was nabbed during a raid at about 12:12 am on Tuesday
Nearly two million people live in DepokAn Indonesian city of nearly two million people is planning an anti-LGBT law.The city council of Depok, not far from the capital Jakarta, is following other regions legislating against LGBT people amid nationwide anti-LGBT hysteria.Homosexuality is not
Dexter Darnell Johnson's execution is scheduled to occur at 6 pm CDT, on Thursday, August 15, 2019, at the Walls Unit of the Huntsville State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas. 31-year-old Dexter is convicted of the murder of 23-year-old Maria Aparece and 17-year-old Huy Ngo on June 18, 2006, in
PETALING JAYA: A rights group has urged the Singapore government not to execute a 31-year-old Malaysian who was convicted of drug trafficking and sentenced to death in 2010.Nagaenthran K Dharmalingam, who is said to be suffering from mental disabilities, was found guilty of importing 42.72gm of
President Duterte renewed his appeal to Congress to restore the death penalty to curb illegal drugs and corruption in government—2 things that his administration has been fighting since the start of his term.In his 4th State of the Nation Address (SONA), Duterte expressed disappointment that 3
Two nightclub promoters from Melbourne have been arrested in Bali following a series of raids by police investigating a major cocaine trafficking syndicate in the resort town of Canggu.William Cabantog, 35, and David Van Iersel, 38 were arrested on Saturday by Balinese police, who are understood
Women and Equalities Committee, inquiry, prostitution, inequality, harms, written submissions, closing date, 20 September 2019‘We will look at prostitution with a focus on inequalities and harm.’The Women and Equalities Committee has launched a new inquiry into prostitution.The Committee will be looking at:What harms are associated with buying and selling sex?How effective are government policies in tackling
The remains of Yingying Zhang have not been found. Her family pleaded with the man convicted in her death to tell them where she is.An Illinois man was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without the possibility of release for kidnapping and killing visiting Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang in
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s death penalty moratorium hasn’t stopped district attorneys from pursuing capital punishment in California, but the state Supreme Court is considering a case that could change that.Newsom suspended the state’s death penalty in March, granting temporary reprieves for
Justice John Paul Stevens struck an important blow against the modern death penalty 17 years ago in a Supreme Court decision barring capital punishment for intellectually disabled people.In his majority opinion in Atkins v. Virginia, Justice Stevens said the “cognitive and behavioral impairments”
A man in northwest China was executed Wednesday for killing 3 neighbors in apparent revenge for his mother's death more than 2 decades earlier.The Supreme People's Court in Shaanxi province announced that it implemented the death penalty on Zhang Koukou for intentional homicide against 3 men — 2
The Melbourne pastor who witnessed the shooting execution of Bali Nine ring leaders Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran says Aussie travellers have learned little from the pairs' tragic mistake.As two former Melbourne nightclub promoters face months inside a squalid Denpasar police cell, Christie
Two Australian men - with the hands in handcuffs and legs shackled - were paraded in front of the Indonesia press on Tuesday after their arrest last week on suspicion of drug possession and use.William Cabantog and David van Iersel were arrested on Friday at the Lost City Club in the island’s
Iran Human Rights (IHR); July 21, 2019: Three men were hanged for murder at the southern Iranian city of Minab last Sunday.According to IHR sources, on Sunday, June 14, three men were hanged at Minab prison for murder. IHR could identify them as Ali Karimi, Mohammad Parvaei and Amirali
A Thai man who raped and murdered a German backpacker has been sentenced to death.Ronnakorn Romruen, 24, attacked Miriam Beelte, 26, as she visited a historic stone monument on the island of Koh Si Chang, eastern Thailand, on April 7.He then raped her before battering her head with a rock to kill
From the ashes of the murderous Kyoto Animation arson, troubling questions and frightening patterns emergeKyoto police are piecing together the evidence behind Thursday’s deadly arson attack that claimed 34 lives and injured dozens of others.After the attack on Japan’s beloved Kyoto Animation
OMIYA, Saitama - The man suspected of killing 34 people in an arson attack in Japan lived alone, hundreds of kilometers from the torched Kyoto Animation studio, where he played video games non-stop and had "terrified" his neighbor just days earlier.Police late on Saturday issued an arrest warrant
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan's top court rejected Friday an appeal by a 44-year-old man convicted of killing a married couple during a robbery in Aichi Prefecture in 1998, initiating the process for the finalization of his death sentence.In conspiracy with two men, Yoshitomo Hori murdered company
Three Isis supporters who killed two Scandinavian women given death sentenceThree men have been sentenced to death in Morocco for the Isis-inspired murder of two Scandinavian hikers in the Atlas mountains last December.The two victims, Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, from Denmark, and Maren
An imprisoned woman was hanged at dawn on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in the Prison of Noshahr, in northern Iran. This is the 90th woman executed in Iran during Rouhani’s term in office since 2013.The official news agency of the Iranian regime, IRNA, cited the General and Revolutionary Prosecutor
Arson is considered a serious crime and people convicted of deliberately setting fires in a country where many people still live in wooden houses can face the death penalty.Tokyo, Japan, Jul 18 – A suspected arson attack on an animation production company in Japan killed 13 people and injured
29-year old Nagaenthran a/l K Dharmalingam is an individual who has an IQ of 69, a finding by the prosecution’s psychiatrist which judges, including in the Court of Appeal, accepted and affirmed.This level of IQ meant that Nagaenthran is among those with “extremely low range of functioning”