A group of more than 75 people filled Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza in downtown Pensacola on Monday evening to voice their outrage at state Rep. Mike Hill chuckling at the suggestion that gay people should face the death penalty. Hill has faced sharp criticism from Republicans and Democrats across the state after audio recordings were published of him Leggi Tutto
The collapse of the physical caliphate of ISIS (Daesh) in Iraq and Syria has not led to the demise of Salafi-jihadi terrorism, but given rise to a set of problems relating to the management of scores of detained ISIS foreign fighters. Essentially, how should the international community deal with
The producers and sellers of fake and substandard medicines, deceiving patients and even killing them, are getting away with the heinous crimes, discussants said at a seminar on Saturday.They demanded capital punishment for the producers and sellers of fake and substandard medicines as they said
France has vowed to take “the necessary steps” to try to prevent Iraq carrying out the death penalty against three [9 on June 3, 2019] French citizens convicted of fighting with the Islamic State group (IS) on Sunday.The French foreign ministry said on Monday [This piece was published on May 29]
BAGHDAD, Iraq – Nine French jihadists are now on death row in Iraq after a court sentenced two more to death on Sunday for joining the Islamic State group, rejecting a claim of torture.Fodil Tahar Aouidate and Vianney Ouraghi were among 11 French citizens and one Tunisian handed over to Iraqi
Indonesian authorities have arrested a group of foreigners including an American, two Russians and two Spaniards on Friday for selling cocaine in Bali. The arrested, three men and two women, were paraded before the media at a police news conference in Denpasar, Bali ’s provincial capital.The
A MACABRE but important piece of British Indian history comes up for auction on June 5 – the leather-bound personal notebook of Albert Pierrepoint, Britain’s most prolific executioner, who hanged Udham Singh at Pentonville Prison in London on July 31, 1940. There have many mentions of Singh this
Women and Girls in Scotland, grassroots campaign, report, best practice, female-only provision, GRA, GRCIt is simply not yet possible to say that self-identification as a principle represents best practice.Women and Girls in Scotland is a grassroots, feminist, women’s campaign group, including working class women, LGBT women, survivors of male violence and mothers formed to campaign for the
Lawmakers in New Hampshire voted Thursday to abolish the death penalty, overriding a veto from the state’s Republican governor and making it the 21st state to abandon capital punishment.The vote by the New Hampshire Senate capped months of uncertainty about what would happen to capital punishment
Thailand has toughened its laws related to rape in a bid to better prevent, or at least curb, sexual crimes.Sexual attacks against children below the age of 13, for example, will result in life in prison under the tougher law, while penalties will double for rapists who share recordings of the
Baghdad (AFP) -- A Baghdad court sentenced a Frenchman to death on Wednesday for joining the Islamic State group, bringing to seven the number of French jihadists on death row in Iraq.Yassin Sakkam was among 12 French citizens transferred to Iraqi authorities in January by a US-backed force
An Iraqi court on Tuesday sentenced two high-profile French members of the Islamic State group to death, including one who featured in a propaganda video praising the 2015 Paris attacks, bringing the total number of French former jihadis condemned to death this week to six.France said it would do
A Baghdad court Monday sentenced to death 2 more French nationals for belonging to the Islamic State group, leaving all 11 Frenchmen transferred from Syria facing the gallows in Iraq.Bilel Kabaoui, 32, and Mourad Delhomme, 41, join 9 other French citizens and a Tunisian national already on death
A man who has confessed to killing more than 90 women across the US was indicted Friday in Ohio for the strangulation deaths of two women decades ago.Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael O'Malley said 78-year-old Samuel Little has confessed to killing 21-year-old Mary Jo Peyton in 1984 and
Where is the outrage over the capital punishment sentence for ISIS fighter and Australian citizen Ahmed Merhi?Opposition to the death penalty has a long and quite public history in Australia. Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan of the so-called “Bali Nine” drug smugglers received support from
Baghdad (AFP) -- An Iraqi court on Sunday sentenced to death an eighth Frenchman for joining the Islamic State group, rejecting his claims he was tortured into confessing.Fodil Tahar Aouidate, 32, first appeared in court on May 27 but a judge delayed his trial to allow for a medical
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has executed its special envoy to the United States on spying charges, as its leader, Kim Jong-un, has engineered a sweeping purge of the country’s top nuclear negotiators after the breakdown of his second summit meeting with President Trump, a major South Korean
Some of the views expressed in the following piece do not necessarily reflect the views of DPN's editor.Baghdad (AFP) -- Human Rights Watch on Friday condemned France's "outsourcing" of trials of Islamic State group suspects held in Iraq where seven of its nationals have this week been sentenced
letter, Minister, women's organisations, Converntion on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, CEDAW, UN review 2019, What are the UK government’s plans to effectively implement the recommendations?The Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) is an international treaty adopted in 1979 by the United Nations General Assembly.Described as an international bill of rights
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man who was nearly put to death before an execution warrant expired last month amid disagreements between U.S. Supreme Court justices is again set to die by lethal injection in Alabama.Christopher Lee Price's execution is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday [May, 30] at Holman
BAGHDAD -- Iraq on Wednesday handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State militants to Turkey, while a court sentenced two former Islamic State members to death for joining the extremist group. They included one Frenchman and a Tunisian resident of France, raising the number of
BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana state senators Tuesday narrowly scrapped a measure that would have shielded the identity of drug suppliers for executions, appearing to end debate over capital punishment for the legislative session.Republican Rep. Nicholas Muscarello of Hammond described his
A judge will take the jury's recommendation and make the final decision on his sentence.A jury is recommending the death penalty for Lionel Francis, who last week was found guilty of murdering his daughter.A judge will take the jury's recommendation and make the final decision on his
Midway through debate over whether to abolish New Hampshire’s death penalty, Sen. Sharon Carson issued a warning.“If you think you’re passing this today and (Michael) Addison is still going to remain on death row, you are confused,” she said, referring to New Hampshire’s lone death row inmate
Among those to be released from the overstretched facility are the families of Islamic State group fightersAuthorities in a Kurdish-run camp in northeast Syria announced plans on Sunday to hand over 800 women and children, including relatives of Islamic State group (IS) militants, to their
Under an amendment to section 376 (e) of the IPC, repeat offenders in rape cases faced life imprisonment or a death penalty.The Bombay High Court on Monday upheld the Constitutional validity of an amended section of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) under which repeat offenders in rape cases can be
Click here to Google translate this article into your own language.DJIHADISME - Jugés par la cour de Bagdad, huit djihadistes français ont été condamnés depuis le 21 mai à la peine de mort pour avoir rejoint le groupe Etat islamique. La condamnation du 8e - un homme de 32 ans - a été rendue
According to information received by IHR, the death row juvenile offender Danial Zeinolabedini might be in danger of execution. Unofficial sources have told Danial's family that he will be executed after Ramadan, Muslims’ month of fasting, which ends in the first week of June. Danial
Hours before Alabama death row inmate Christopher Price was executed Thursday for the slaying of a minister 28 years ago, he apologized for that horrific crime in a statement to AL.com through his attorney.“I’m terribly sorry for the victim of my crime and his family. Neither he nor his family
The 7 French citizens, wearing sandals and yellow jumpsuits, were brought before an Iraqi judge in a Baghdad courtroom this week to answer for their offense: joining the Islamic State.Each admitted to having thrown in his lot with the militants, working as tax collector, Arabic teacher, military
Harold Wilson was convicted of a triple murder in a Philadelphia crack house in 1989, and sentenced to die 3 times. Instead, he fought for his life.Wilson became the 6th person exonerated from Pennsylvania’s death row, and spent his later years a staunch and outspoken death-penalty abolitionist
study, ‘The Right to be Believed: Migrant women facing violence against women and girls in the ‘hostile immigration’ environment in London, LAWRS, Step Up Migrant Women coalition, VAWG, King's College London,Protection of migrant women victims of violence was established by the Human Rights Act 1998.A research report produced by King’s College London, the Latin American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRS), and the Step Up Migrant Women coalition was launched earlier this month at an event in London’s
In a video posted to her office's Facebook page Tuesday morning, Aramis Ayala announced she will not seek re-election as state attorney for Orange and Osceola counties next year.Ayala, who became Florida's first African American state attorney when elected in 2016, is the chief prosecutor for
Sixteen people face the death penalty after allegedly luring a teenager to a rooftop and burning her alive. Nusrat Jahan had reported a case of sexual assault by her headteacher, and faced a backlash from other students for it who didn’t believe her. She had gone to police to give a statement