An Iraqi court ordered the release and deportation of a suspected French jihadist sentenced Monday to seven months in prison for entering the country illegally, saying she had already served her time. Melina Boughedir, 27, was arrested last summer in former Islamic State group stronghold Mosul with her four children, three of whom have been repatriated to France. Leggi Tutto
The European Union (EU) has added its voice to growing chorus by human rights activists condemning capital punishment following the execution of double murder convict, Joseph Tselayarona, last weekend.Following the brutal murder of his girlfriend, Ngwanyanaotsile Keikanne and her 3-year-old son
Lawyers, government officials, lawmakers and parents of the victim by and large demand public execution for the convict Imran Ali in rape and murder case of 7-year-old Zainab. But isn't it enough to hand over 4 separate death sentences for conviction in kidnapping, rape, murder and terrorism
My Body My Life, Bump, abortion, rights, stigma, exhibition, Waterstones Gower Street, An unplanned pregnancy can so easily become part of women’s lives.Although one in three British women will have an abortion during their lifetime, terminating a pregnancy remains controversial and stigmatised.Many women who have an abortion will internalise that stigma, and experience
SAITAMA – Prosecutors on Monday demanded the death penalty for a 32-year-old Peruvian man accused of killing six people, including two girls, after breaking into their suburban homes north of Tokyo in 2015.Lawyers defending Vayron Jonathan Nakada Ludena at the Saitama District Court argue he is
How "active shooter" drills became normal for a generation of American schoolchildren."Are you kids good at running and screaming?" a police officer asks a class of elementary school kids in Akron, Ohio.His friendly tone then turns serious.“What I don’t want you to do is hide in the corner if a
Imprisoned Iranian researcher Ahmadreza Djalali has been granted Swedish citizenship, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told Sveriges Radio on Saturday.Djalali, a resident in Sweden, was arrested during a trip to Iran in April 2016. He was found guilty in October 2017 of passing information about
Karachi, Pakistan (CNN) - A Pakistani man was sentenced to death Saturday for the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl whose killing last month led to widespread protests.Imran Ali, 24, was found guilty by a court in Lahore on four counts of murder, abduction, rape and sodomy of a minor.Zainab
Left to Chance, report, nursing shortage, RCN, UCAS, EU right to stay, bursaries, fair pay‘The government knows that when there aren’t enough nurses, patients can pay the very highest price.’The number of students starting nursing degree courses is likely to fall again this year unless the government takes urgent action, a report from the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has
In a situation where the waves of nationwide uprising and the wave of social protests shake, the foundations of the mullahs' regime, and the Iranian people unanimously demand overthrown of this criminal and ominous system, Khamenei is trying to delay his doomed regime by intensifying killings and
On June 18, 2010, convicted double-killer Ronnie Lee Gardner was strapped into a chair in a special room on the grounds of a Utah state prison with his head held by a halo brace while a prison employee pinned a white, circular target over his heart.Minutes later, a firing squad of law-enforcement
A San Antonio killer this month was handed his 4th execution date in less than a year.Juan Castillo, who was sent to death row for his role in a 2003 lovers' lane slaying, is now slated to die by lethal injection on May 16, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Last year, his
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): The Rajasthan government will soon table a bill in the state assembly seeking death penalty for those convicted of raping minors.Rajasthan minister Gulab Chand Kataria told ANI that his government similar to that of Madhya Pradesh is mulling to bring a
After its 1996 high, when 315 people were executed in the United States, the death penalty has been steadily on the decline. Just 23 people were executed last year in 8 states—the second fewest executions in the last 25 years. And while 31 states have the death penalty on the books, only a
GERMAN Jihadi bride Linda Wenzel has been jailed for six years in Baghdad for her role as an Islamic enforcer with terror group ISIS. Wenzel, 17, who last year sobbed on TV “I have ruined my life,” could have faced the death penalty.German media reported that a German embassy representative in
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A Texas man who survived a deadly domestic attack hatched by his son is pushing the state to grant clemency to the condemned man, although it has never spared a death row inmate solely at the formal request of the victim’s family.Thomas “Bart” Whitaker is set to be put
Press Release: The Botswana Prison Service wishes to inform the public that the execution of the death penalty passed on Joseph Poni Tselayarona, 28 years, of Magokotswane ward in Molepolole, was carried out today, Saturday February 17, 2018 at Gaborone Central Prison in the early morning
The European Union wants to see the death penalty abolished in Barbados and the rest of the Eastern Caribbean. It is therefore putting its money behind the work of civil society organisations in the region that are working towards this goal, as well as supporting those seeking to protect the
(CNN) Florida gunman Nikolas Cruz is willing to plead guilty to avoid the death penalty and spare the community from reliving the massacre in a trial, his public defender said.Cruz is charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder for the Wednesday shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
The Washington state Senate passed a bill Wednesday that would ban the death penalty, leading the state one step closer to ending the practice for good.As the Seattle Times reports, the bill passed the Democratic-led Senate with bipartisan support. The measure would strike the death penalty from
He poured acid on her body in front of three of their children.A husband, who was accused of killing his wife by throwing acid on her because the woman wanted to divorce him, has been sentenced to death.The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court of First Instance handed down the verdict to the Emirati man
The execution for Alabama death row inmate Doyle Lee Hamm is back on after an appeals court vacated a lower court's stay. Records show the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals granted the state of Alabama's emergency motion to vacate Hamm's stay, which was issued earlier this month by U.S. District
The teenager accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school on Wednesday has confessed to the shooting, police say.Nikolas Cruz, 19, said he arrived on campus and began shooting students before abandoning his weapon and escaping, according to a court document.He has appeared in court
LAHORE: A serial killer in Pakistan, who was sentenced to death for the brutal rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl, on Tuesday challenged his conviction in the Lahore High Court alleging that his trial was conducted in "haste" without fulfilling legal requirements.In the first ever trial in
#TimesUp, open letter, female, British, film and stage stars Dear SisterLet’s make 2018 the year that time was up on sexual harassment and abuse.Around 200 female British and Irish stars of stage and screen have signed an open letter calling for support for a new fund for campaigning to end to sexual harassment at work.The letter appeared in The Observer on 18
More than a thousand residents of Madaya township in Mandalay joined a protest march on February 17 demanding the death penalty for child rape.The protest followed the rape and murder of a 2-1/2-year-old child last week in Madaya in which a man has been charged.The protesters, numbering some
Gambian President Adama Barrow announced on Sunday a suspension of the death penalty in his country, in a break from the former regime of the dictator Yahya Jammeh.Barrow, a onetime security guard in London who was elected president in December 2016, signed a UN treaty on the abolition of capital
The 17 counts of premeditated murder against Nikolas Cruz are the type of case “the death penalty was designed for,” according to the Florida prosecutor in charge of trying the confessed school shooter.But Michael Satz, the longtime Broward state attorney, said his office has not yet decided what
There's an important new lethal-injection resource online: The Lethal Injection Resource Center's new website.The Lethal Injection Information Center is a hub for manufacturers, distributors, and stakeholders interested in preventing the misuse of medicines in lethal injections.The Lethal
sexual harassment, public spaces, select committee, inquiryA problem that seems so routine in women’s lives, and yet has received very little attention in public policy.The Women and Equalities Committee is currently holding an inquiry into sexual harassment of women and girls in public places.Following the emergence of widespread allegations in the
The Tennessee attorney general wants the state Supreme Court to schedule 8 death sentences before June 1, when the availability of lethal injection drugs would become "uncertain."The proposed ramp up in Tennessee executions signals a potentially massive shift for a state that hasn't put someone
We don’t allow private citizens to own surface-to-air missiles capable of downing an airliner, so why do we let them own assault rifles designed not to shoot targets or game but to kill human beings in large numbers?Don’t tell me the issue is mental health. Save the nonsense about “good guys”
Thomas Whitaker is up for execution next Thursday, Feb. 22. Whitaker, 38, was convicted of capital murder for conspiring to kill his brother and parents in December of 2003. He had arranged for his family to go out to dinner. When they returned home, a gunman was set up in their house.Chris
Womens and equalities committee, inquiry opens, sexual harassment in the workplace, written submissions‘We need to change workplace culture, keep women safe and provide effective legal remedies.’The Women and Equalities Committee has launched a full inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace – and is now inviting submissions of written evidence.Following its one-off evidence session of 31