The trial in the case was completed within 46 days in a local court in Rehli block and the accused convicted for the crime. The police investigation into the case too was completed in just 72 hours. In a significant development, a man who was accused of raping a 9-year-old girl in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh, was convicted Leggi Tutto
Cult's founder and 6 others involved in 1995 sarin gas attack in TokyoThe Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights expressed regret Friday over Japan's executions of AUM Shinrikyo founder Shoko Asahara and 6 other former members of the cult, calling for a national debate on the death
A sedative that Nevada prison officials plan to use next week for the 1st lethal injection in the state since 2006 has been blamed for problems during executions in recent years in several other states.The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2015 that the drug, midazolam, can be used in lethal
Japan and the United States are the only two members of the Group of Seven advanced economies that have the death penalty.Japanese death row inmates are executed by hanging. Three prison officers simultaneously press buttons to open the trap door so it is not clear which one is
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. - An Ohio man pleaded not guilty to federal hate crime charges Thursday in a deadly car attack on a crowd of protesters opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia.James Alex Fields Jr. entered the plea during his initial appearance in U.S. District Court in
Claude Lanzmann, the journalist and film director whose obsession with the Nazi genocide brought forth “Shoah,” a groundbreaking film that relived the annihilation of Jews through the memories of witnesses, died on Thursday in Paris. He was 92.His publisher, Gallimard, confirmed his death, at the
The death of 9-year-old Vietnamese girl Le Thi Nhat Linh in Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo and the trial of the former head of a parents' association at her school charged with her murder has gained attention in her homeland.Vu Duc Cuong, 35, the Tokyo representative office of national
Indonesian migrant worker Nurkoyah Marsan Dasan has returned home after being freed from the death penalty in Saudi Arabia.The 47-year-old from Karawang, West Java, arrived in Jakarta on Wednesday evening.She had been sentenced to death in 2011 after being found guilty of murdering her employer’s
The portrait of Indonesian President Joko Widodo faces the wall; its outline, lit from behind, frames the artist's signature and a simple inscription: "People can change."Myuran Sukumaran was executed on April 29, 2015, for attempting to smuggle drugs out of Indonesia. But his message remains
the Movement for an Adoption Apology, campaign, forced adoptions, government apology, first debatePlease email your MP and ask them to attend.For many years, until at least the 1980s, pregnancy outside marriage was severely frowned upon, and frequently young women who found themselves in this situation were given little choice but to give in to the strong pressures which were exerted on
As in many other areas of the law, Justice Anthony Kennedy often provided the key fifth vote in death penalty cases during his three decades on the Supreme Court. Swinging to the right, Kennedy was a frequent supporter of restrictions on the availability of federal habeas review of capital cases
Former Ankara Mayor Melih Gokcek threw his full-throated support after the uncle of a four-year-old girl found dead in eastern Turkey demanded the reinstatement of the death penalty as the public devolved into a heated debate over the severity of penalties to stem the rise of child abuses and
TOKYO - While the execution of Aum Shinrikyo cult founder Shoko Asahara and six of the group's former senior members may have drawn the curtain on a string of crimes that shocked Japan, it opens the door for society to engage in further debate about the death penalty.At a time when the global
The Nebraska Supreme Court set an execution date Thursday for the state's longest-serving inmate, a crucial step needed to carry out Nebraska's 1st execution in 21 years.The court issued a death warrant for Carey Dean Moore, who has spent nearly 4 decades on death row for the 1979 shootings
While the nation focuses on whether the Supreme Court will take a conservative turn following Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, Breyer is maintaining his effort to scale back or end the death penalty.Justice Stephen Breyer hasn’t given up on working to convince his colleagues — or America —
TOKYO - Aum Shinrikyo cult founder Shoko Asahara, who was convicted of numerous murders including the 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway system, was executed Friday along with six former senior members of the cult, the Justice Ministry said.Asahara, 63, whose real name was Chizuo
LAS VEGAS – One sedative will be substituted for another, and prison officials said Tuesday they plan to use two other drugs never before used in executions in any state for Nevada’s first lethal injection in 12 years. The drugs include a powerful synthetic opioid that has been blamed for
Iran Human Rights (Jul 4, 2018): Two prisoners were executed at Urmia Central Prison.According to close sources, on the morning of Wednesday, July 4, two prisoners, sentenced to Qisas, were executed at Urmia central Prison. It should be noted that three prisoners were scheduled to be executed
You see them on TV, usually around the time they are arrested. Men who have declared war on America, combatants in a conflict that never ends. They are captured on the street and at airports, in mid-stride and sometimes in mid-attack.Some of them have long, Arabic names. The journalists prefer
Nurkoyah, an Indonesian female worker from Rengasdengklok, Karawang, West Java Province, awarded death penalty by the Saudi Court for the death of the child of her employer, was released and finally returned to Indonesia.Nurkoyah Marsan Dasan departed from the King Fahd Dammam International
White House staff scramble to vet president’s ‘incredible’ conservative candidates ahead of Monday announcementDonald Trump has interviewed seven candidates to replace Anthony Kennedy, the retiring supreme court justice, leaving White House staff members scrambling to complete a vetting process
Iran Human Rights (Jul 2, 2018): One prisoner was hanged at Saravan Prison on Saturday morning and another one was hanged at Zahedan Central Prison on Sunday morning. Both prisoners were charged with murder.According to a close source, on the morning of Saturday, June 30, a prisoner was hanged at
John Bercow, launch, toolkit for employers, domestic abuseWork can sometimes be the only place someone suffering domestic violence can escape their abuser.One in four women, and one in six men will experience domestic abuse in their lifetime – ranging from coercive control to murder.So all employers will have some people who have faced or are facing
Aum Shinrikyo cult founder Shoko Asahara, who was convicted of numerous murders including the 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway system, was executed Friday [July 6, 2018] along with six former senior members of the cult, the Justice Ministry said.Asahara, 63, whose real name was Chizuo
A Japanese court sentenced the former head of a parents' group at an elementary school near Tokyo to life in prison on Friday over the 2017 murder of a 9-year-old Vietnamese girl who attended the school.While Yasumasa Shibuya, 47, has denied involvement in the death of Le Thi Nhat Linh, the Chiba
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - An Orange County jury decided to spare a man from the death sentence for beating his five-year-old son to death.Darrell Avant Sr. was convicted last week of killing Darell Avant, Jr. after the boy got in trouble at school. Avant Sr. will spend the rest of his life in prison
As an execution date looms, a lawsuit over drugs used in previous ‘botched’ executions heads to trialUnless the governor or a court order says otherwise, the state of Tennessee will execute Billy Ray Irick next month. Shortly after 7 p.m. on Aug. 9, an execution team at Riverbend Maximum Security
In his statement vetoing SB 593 to repeal the death penalty, Gov. Chris Sununu argued that the death penalty delivers justice for crime victims, protects the law enforcement community and is needed to send a message to those who commit "the most heinous offenses" within our borders.I would like
The introduction of the death penalty in Turkey is not such an easy issue, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, when commenting on the issue of the possibility of instituting death penalty on pedophiles, Turkish media reported July 4.Erdogan noted that, first it is necessary to have a
Woman plotted and executed the murder along with her lover, who was also sentenced to deathAn Omani woman and her lover have been sentenced to death for murdering her husband, according to the Public Prosecution.The court recently sentenced the woman, in her 40s and her lover, another Omani, 50s
home affairs select committee, report, Home Office, hostile environment, windrush scandalCalls for major reform and an evaluation of the entire suite of ‘hostile environment’ measures.The appalling treatment of the Windrush generation and their descendants shows the need for root and branch reform to the Home Office’s culture, policy and approach to immigration, the Home Affairs
The association's president said the report builds upon the work of prior studies.The American Bar Association on Tuesday put the full weight and prestige of the organization, as the national voice of the legal profession, behind a recently published report on Pennsylvania’s death penalty.In a
BHOPAL: After a sudden spate in crimes against minor girls and women, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday said that the Madhya Pradesh government would launch a campaign against heinous crimes and ensure that criminals involved in the rape of innocent children get capital
British prisoners who travelled to fight for Isis are among those facing the death penalty in Iraq, a judge has said. His comments come after Iraq hanged 13 prisoners convicted on terror charges following a recommendation by the prime minister to speed up executions. Prime Minister Haider