Before it was ravaged by fire, Notre Dame Cathedral was the target of a bungled terrorist plot by two French women who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group. They're going on trial Monday in a special Paris court, for attempting to explode a vehicle laden with fuel-doused gas canisters in the shadow of the medieval monument in 2016. Leggi Tutto
In Tunisia’s collective memory, corruption is the source of all the country’s troubles, and Kais Saied's clean hands are the key to his expected victoryWhere will former Tunisian President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali be interred? Social media buzzed with the question over the weekend after the
A Singaporean couple arrested in June on drug charges were today charged with the murder of their 2-year-old daughter, whose remains police last week found inside a metal pot in their rental flat in Chin Swee Road — five years after her death.The couple, who have not been named due to a court gag
✔ Click here to Google translate this story into your own languageEl pasado mes de mayo, Pablo Ibar se libraba de la pena de muerte, pero era condenado a cadena perpetura. Era la resolución -aunque la sentencia será recurrida- de un caso por el que este hombre, que asegura ser inocente, lleva 25
A British couple could face the death penalty after allegedly attempting to smuggle £2m worth into the UK.Mohammed Tahir Ayaz, 26, and his wife Ikra Hussain, 20, of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire have been named by Pakistani authorities after their arrest at an airport.The couple were trying to
Tunis (AFP) - Tunisia's influential Islamist-inspired party Ennahdha said Friday it will support law professor and political outsider Kais Saied in a presidential runoff against jailed media magnate Nabil Karoui."Ennahdha has chosen to support the people's choice," party spokesman Imed Khemiri
The British Government will be pushing for changes to the treatment of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community in Jamaica as part of its efforts to promote shared values with regional states.Outlining the United Kingdom's Strategy for the Caribbean, its six Overeseas Territories
Sept 20 (Reuters) - A gunman who killed two university students and wounded four in a mass shooting in North Carolina in April pleaded guilty to murder in a Charlotte court on Thursday, in a deal sparing him the death penalty, the Charlotte Observer and ABC News reported.The plea to two counts of
The Supreme Court on Wednesday converted the death sentence of 7 murder accused into 10-year imprisonment. A trial court awarded capital punishment to 7 accused while 6 accused were awarded life sentence over murder of 2 brothers in Sialkot in 2010. The high court also maintained the trial court
Kentucky could become the first death-penalty state in the nation to ban capital punishment for defendants who were between 18 and 21 years old at the time of their crimes.Attorney General Andy Beshear's office will ask the Kentucky Supreme Court Thursday to reverse a Fayette circuit judge’s
Gov. Kate Brown will not call a special session to address controversy in the state’s death penalty laws after support for a session failed to materialize in the Oregon House of Representatives.“There does not appear to be support to ensure passage of a bill,” Brown said in a statement Wednesday
An upstate judge resigned after posting a photo of a noose “with repugnant racial connotations” on his Facebook account, officials announced Tuesday, as the judge complained he had been “coerced” into leaving his position.Kyle R. Canning began his judgeship at Altona Town Court in Clinton County
For a few months in early 2011, Tunisia was the birthplace of the Arab Spring – the name that attached itself to wave of uprisings that swept the Arab world and, for a heady few months, promised to sow the seeds of democracy across a region where dictators had long been ensconced.Egypt’s
Opinion writer Matthew Geiger, a freshman studying economics, explains why Ohio’s death penalty is archaic, inhumane and needs to be abolished.Ohio has a death problem. The cause is not heroin, fentanyl, or any other substance, but rather the government itself.The buckeye state’s criminal justice
To reduce the growing backlog of cases, the Supreme Court has for the first time since its inception provided for sitting of a single-judge bench to hear appeals of bail and anticipatory bail in cases related to offences entailing jail term up to seven years. As per the rules which have been
➤ Click here to Google translate this story into your own languageLa pena de muerte y el tráfico de órganos humanos con carácter comercial, he ahí dos temas importantes que han inspirado a Marina Perezagua la novela 'Seis formas de morir en Texas' (Anagrama). Una obra de ficción, pero no ficticia
The gun manufacturer said the market had an adequate supply of sporting rifles and it would focus on its military and law enforcement contracts instead.The gun maker Colt said on Thursday that it would effectively suspend production of sporting rifles, including the AR-15, for the civilian market
A man was sentenced to death for abducting, raping and killing his daughter in a village under the Etmadpur police station of Agra district in November 2017.Special judge (Pocso Act) VK Jaiswal passed the order in the case filed under Sections 363, 302,201 and 376 of the Indian Penal Code besides
Two men linked to the Islamic State (IS) group have been convicted in Australia of plotting to blow up a flight using a concealed bomb.Mahmoud Khayat, 34, aimed to bring down the Sydney to Abu Dhabi flight in July 2017, a jury found on Thursday.His brother, Khaled Khayat, 51, was found guilty of
➤ Click here to Google translate this story into your own language.Ines Aubert führt seit 18 Jahren Brieffreundschaften mit zum Tod verurteilten Amerikanern und ist Gründerin des Projekts connectdeathrow. Dank ihr erhielten zwei Konfirmationsklassen die Möglichkeit, Briefe mit Gefangenen im
Daniel Greco of Little Elm was found guilty of capital murder on Wednesday in Denton County 431st District Court.With the verdict comes the possibility that Greco, who was convicted of strangling Anjanette Harris, which also resulted in the death of their unborn child in March 2016, could be
American fashion brand Bstroy has received fierce criticism on social media after displaying school shooting-themed hoodies at a show during New York Fashion Week.The brand's spring/summer 2020 collection, designed by Brick Owens and Duey Catorze, featured distressed hoodies reading "Stoneman
How Lezmond Mitchell became the only Native American on federal death row.In 2003, Lezmond Mitchell was found guilty of carjacking and murder for stabbing a woman and her 9-year-old granddaughter on Navajo land in Arizona. Despite the gruesome nature of the crimes, the Navajo Nation, a federal
Rajinder Singh, a resident of Taragarh village at Jalandhar Road, has been sentenced to death in Kuwait for drug trafficking. Rajinder’s family, calling him innocent, has requested the state as well as the Central Government to take up the matter with Kuwait to get him released. Rajinder had gone
The Idaho Supreme Court is expected to decide next year whether prison officials must reveal the past source of their execution drugs. Similar debates are raging in courthouses and statehouses across the United States, but it's not yet clear if rulings elsewhere — including a recent 9th U.S
JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s decision to delay a planned vote in parliament on a new penal code that would criminalise sex outside marriage and gay sex was met by relief from some but sparked criticism from conservative Muslims who back the new bill.The president said
➤ Click here to Google translate this story into your own languageEl concepto del Consejo de Política Criminal revive la discusión en la Cámara la próxima semana.En medio del debate sobre la implementación de la cadena perpetua para violadores de niños en el Congreso, surgió una propuesta a
The man charged with shooting a husband and wife in a gated Palm Desert community was identified by prosecutors on Thursday as the couple's grandson.Frank Castro III, 32, is charged with shooting to death Frank Castro, 83, and Carolina Castro, 81.Riverside County District Attorney's Office
The Arkansas Supreme Court will not allow Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen to once again hear cases involving the death penalty, the justices decided Thursday during a two-year legal battle with the outspoken judge.The high court originally stripped Griffen of his ability to hear
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that witnesses to Arizona executions have a First Amendment right to hear the entire execution process to help determine if executions are done “in a humane and lawful manner.”The ruling comes 5 years after the last execution in Arizona ended up with the
The state Supreme Court will hear arguments in October on whether convicted Cheshire triple murderer Joshua Komisarjevsky should get a new trial based partly on taped police calls from the morning of the 2007 murders that were never turned over to the defense.Komisarjevsky and Steven Hayes were
Cuttack: A 32-year-old man was sentenced to death by a special POCSO court here on Thursday for rape and murder of a six-year-old girl in Salepur area of Cuttack district in 2018.The verdict has been welcomed by almost all sections of the society. In a strong message that the diabolic crime had
The prison complex at the Guantánamo Bay, Cuba naval station built after the Sept. 11 attacks that was billed as the venue for the "worst of the worst" in international terrorism now seems be the site of the "worst of the worst" in government excess.As reporter Carole Rosenberg wrote in The New
On Tuesday (17 September), Singaporean historian Dr Thum Ping Tjin took to his Facebook to state that the country’s laws are created to be extremely broad in order to “effectively make all public expression of any opinion illegal”.His post was referring to an incident involving Mohammad Nafiz