The Campaign Against Sex Robots, open letter Challenging the view that the development of adult and child sex robots will be a positive benefit to society. Over the last decades, an increasing amount of money and effort from both academia and industry has gone into the development of sex robots – that is, machines in the form of women or children for use as sex objects, as substitutes for human partners or prostituted persons. Leggi tutto
FTSE 100 CEO pay, nurses' pay, Living Wage, TUC, women's pay, women CEOs, reportOnly 34 companies in the FTSE 100 are accredited by the Living Wage Foundation for paying the living wage.New research from the High Pay Centre and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has found that a FTSE 100 CEO is now paid an average (median) annual pay of £3.93
LINCOLN, Neb. — Prison officials in Nebraska used fentanyl, the powerful opioid at the center of the nation’s overdose epidemic, to help execute a convicted murderer on Tuesday. The lethal injection at the Nebraska State Penitentiary was the first time fentanyl had been used to carry out the
Iran Human Rights (Aug 13, 2018): A prisoner was executed at Tabriz Central Prison on drug-related charges last Wednesday.According to a close source, on the morning of Wednesday, August 8, one prisoner was executed at Tabriz Central Prison. The prisoner, sentenced to death on drug-related
A man who pleaded guilty to the 2011 killing of a South Dakota prison guard is set to be executed in the fall, the state's attorney general said Wednesday.Attorney General Marty Jackley said in a statement that Rodney Berget, 56, is scheduled to be executed between Oct. 28 and Nov. 3. Jackley's
Saudi Arabia continues use barbaric methods of execution claiming they are justified by the Quran and its traditionsSaudi Arabia has some of the most barbaric and bizarre punishments in the world. Public beheadings, amputations, eye for an eye retribution and flogging all form part of the justice
Nebraska's official death penalty procedure says this week's execution of Carey Dean Moore will be accomplished by the injection of substances in a quantity sufficient to cause death without the unnecessary and wanton infliction of pain.If a federal appellate court doesn't halt Moore's execution
(CNN) - There is something in the current "Notorious RBG" fervor that offers the perfect paradox for a woman whose early career was marked by rejection and work in the trenches of anti-discrimination law.Ruth Bader Ginsburg's superstardom has not been fleeting, precisely because of what she did
Despite promises to have a new execution protocol drafted by July, officials said this week that implementation remains unfinished with no planned date for executions to resume.Officials with the Attorney General's Office and the Department of Corrections, meanwhile, now say there is no estimated
Death row inmate Billy Ray Irick died at 7:48 p.m. Thursday after Tennessee prison officials administered a lethal dose of toxic chemicals. He was 59. His execution, the first in Tennessee since 2009, comes after his 1986 conviction in Knox County for the rape and murder of 7-year-old Paula
Real Bodies show at NEC leads to call for an investigation into exhibits’ identitiesThe bodies of 20 Chinese people featured in a UK museum exhibition could be those of prisoners once detained in labour camps, and victims of the death penalty in China, according to a leading doctor.The Real
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Convicted prison guard killer Rodney Berget is set to be executed in the fall, South Dakota's attorney general said Wednesday.Attorney General Marty Jackley said in a statement that Berget, 56, is scheduled to be executed between Oct. 28 and Nov. 3. Jackley's office said
Drug companies have made it clear that they don’t want states using their products to carry out death sentences. They’ve imposed strict limits on who can buy the drugs used for lethal injections, asked states to return some chemicals and, in one case, completely stopped making a drug to keep it
Death row inmate Moore executed by lethal injectionNebraska carried out its 1st execution since 1997 on Tuesday. Carey Dean Moore was executed Tuesday morning for the 1979 shooting deaths of 2 Omaha cab drivers.Officials said at around 9:15 a.m. Moore was read an execution order. At 10 a.m. the
Nebraska was scheduled today to carry out America's first execution employing the opioid fentanyl as part of a four-drug combination that has never before been used.The powerful synthetic painkiller -- a key cause of death in America's opioid and heroin abuse epidemic -- was to be the second
‘The US capital justice system is fundamentally broken’ - Kristina RothAmnesty International is urging the authorities in the US state of Nebraska to cancel plans to carry out its first execution in 21 years.Prison authorities in the state have scheduled the lethal injection execution of Carey
The Home Ministry drafted Criminal Law (Amendment) Act stipulates stringent punishment for perpetrators of rape, particularly of girls below 16 and 12 years.NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2018, that provides for stringent punishment
On the surface it sounds like a sick joke. The German drug manufacturer Fresenius Kabi is suing to block an execution in Nebraska — not because it opposes capital punishment, but because it would be bad for the company’s public relations for its drugs to be used to kill. It’s not the first time
Iran Human Rights (Aug 8, 2018): At least two prisoners were executed at Rajai Shahr Prison on murder charges.According to a close source, on the morning of Wednesday, August 8, at least two prisoners were executed at Rajai Shahr Prison. The prisoners, sentenced to death on murder charges, were
Justice says the U.S. is "accepting barbarism" as the execution of Billy Ray Irick is allowed to go forward.Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued a blistering dissent that we are "accepting barbarism" after the Supreme Court refused to halt Tennessee's execution Thursday night of Billy Ray Irick, 59
book, Beauty and Misogyny, harmful, culrural practices, in the west, book, labiaplasty, porn, Or to give it its full title: Beauty and Misogyny: Harmful Cultural Practices in the West.Should western beauty practices, ranging from lipstick to labiaplasty, be included in the United Nations understandings of harmful traditional/cultural practices?By examining the role of common beauty
By social-media standards these days, a tweet sent last Thursday by Canada’s Foreign Minister, Chrystia Freeland, was hardly surprising—or a deviation from what other Western governments have said for years about Saudi Arabia’s egregious human-rights record. Her tweet addressed the case of
LAS VEGAS— A Nevada death-row inmate whose execution has been postponed twice said a legal fight over his fate is taking a tortuous toll on him and his family and he just wants his sentence carried out.The state should “just get it done, just do it effectively and stop fighting about it,” Scott
Talk Fracking, guinea pigs, no evacuation plan, legal letter, failures, public health, frackingAnd there is still no evacuation plan in place for residents close to the Preston New Road site.Talk Fracking has issued a pre-action legal letter to the Secretary of State for Local Government for ‘clear failure to conduct a strategic environmental assessment’.That is for:Failure to adhere
On the brink of Carey Dean Moore’s Aug. 14 lethal injection — Nebraska’s first execution in over two decades — it’s worth revisiting how, three years ago, World-Herald columnist Erin Grace exposed Gov. Pete Ricketts’ hypocrisy for advancing Catholic teachings as a reason to resume executions.In a
Drugmaker: No more appeals in Nebraska executionA German pharmaceutical company says it won’t ask the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene after losing an appeal in a case that threatened to block Nebraska from carrying out its first execution since 1997. Drug company Fresenius Kabi recently filed a
In 1985, Billy Ray Irick committed a hideous crime in Tennessee. Last week, the state of Tennessee responded in kind.NASHVILLE — On Thursday morning, The Knoxville News Sentinel published a front-page story by Matt Lakin about the imminent execution of Billy Ray Irick. The inmate had been on
A federal judge on Friday rejected a drug company’s request to block Nebraska from using what the company believes are its products in an execution next week, clearing the way for the state to carry out its first lethal injection and the country’s first execution using the powerful opioid
Carey Dean Moore, who faces the death penalty next week for killing 2 taxi drivers in Omaha in 1979, has stopped fighting his looming execution. But his life may be extended by a German drugmaker that says it produced 2 of the drugs that are to be injected into Mr. Moore's veins.Fresenius Kabi
Jobcentre Plus, domestic abuse specialist, Universal credit, risk of single payment, Select Committee, report‘He’ll wake up with £1500 in his account and piss off with it, leaving us with nothing…’The House of Commons’ Work and Pensions Select Committee has added its voice to those of wmen’s groups and other campaigners who have been saying for some time that single household payments of Universal
In the parking lot of Riverbend Maximum Security Institute, an empty podium and tent stood under a gray sky.It was muggy and quiet.A small group of reporters — those who weren’t selected as the seven media witnesses to the state execution of Billy Ray Irick — shuffled around the parking lot
#august 28, #wedeservebetter, Northern Ireland Executive, world record, And grassroots groups in Northern Ireland are looking at ways to mark the record-breaking date.If nothing changes before, on 28 August Northern Ireland could break the world record for the longest time a state has not had a government.The lack of a Northern Ireland Executive after its
On July 6, former Aum Shinrikyō cult leader Asahara Shōkō (Matsumoto Chizuo) was put to death, along with six of his senior followers. Executions of the remaining six death row prisoners in the case followed on July 26. Asahara never spoke during his trial, and now that he is dead the possibility
Three paedophiles were publicly shot and hanged from cranes after the group brutally raped and killed a 10-year-old boy.Shocking photos show the men, dressed in blue overalls, handcuffed and surrounded by Yemeni soldiers as crowds watched their public execution take place in city's