The Supreme Court will not consider a challenge to new federal death penalty protocols proposed by the Justice Department, which could clear the way for the government to resume executions as early as July for the first time since 2003. The court, without comment, declined Monday to take up the lawsuit filed by four death row inmates. As is Leggi Tutto
The Supreme Court will not consider a challenge to new federal death penalty protocols proposed by the Justice Department, which could clear the way for the government to resume executions as early as July for the first time since 2003.The court, without comment, declined Monday to take up the
Many of Malaysia’s most infamous criminals were put to death at Pudu Jail in Kuala Lumpur.The death penalty can be handed down for 33 offences in Malaysia and it is mandatory for 12, of which drug trafficking offences are the most common and the most controversial.According to Amnesty
Yusuf Memon, one of the convicts of the March 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, died in the Nashik Central Jail on FridayNashik (Maharashtra): Yusuf Memon, one of the convicts of the March 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, died in the Nashik Central Jail on Friday, officials said. The younger brother of
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Saturday executed a Libyan militant convicted of plotting an attack that killed at least 16 police officers in 2017, the military said.Abdel-Rahim al-Mosmari was hanged in a Cairo prison after a military appeals court upheld his death sentence last week, the military said
Bangkok’s Criminal Court handed down life imprisonment to Laotian drug ring leader Xaysana “Mr. X” Keopimpha, on charges of smuggling 1.2 million methamphetamine pills, known as “yaba,” into Thailand. He was initially sentenced to death, and the sentence was upheld by a lower court in December
ILO Violence and Harassment Convention, Human Rights Watch guidance, women's rights organsiations, Uruguay, FijiRatification a major opportunity for countries to end gender-based abuses and promote safety and dignity at work.Women’ rights oganisations, Human Rights Watch and global workers’ rights organisations are calling on governments to prioritise ratification of the International Labour Organization
The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on Tuesday denied Ohio death row inmate Romell Broom’s request for habeas relief and held that a second execution attempt would not constitute cruel and unusual punishment under the Eighth Amendment. Ohio had previously tried to execute Broom by
Like any place humans gather, death row has a culture. Billy Wardlow says it's different in many ways from general population. One is in how new inmates are treated. "In [general population], the guys around you would try to find some way to exploit you," Wardlow said. "Death row, with a few
Death row inmates Aulia Kesuma and her son, Geovanni Kelvin, who were found guilty of soliciting the murders of Aulia’s husband and stepson, are seeking to avoid the death penalty.Both mother and son were sentenced to death by the South Jakarta district court on June 15. The court verdict was in
PLEASE TAKE ACTION AND SHARE WIDELYOn 22 May, the Supreme Court of Belarus upheld the death sentences of young brothers Stanislau and Illia Kostseu, aged 19 and 21 respectively.RELATED | Belarus: Two brothers sentenced to death for murdering former teacherThey have appealed to President
Attempts to overturn life sentence in favor of death penalty may yet lead to Supreme CourtTAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man who raped and killed a female model in Taipei's Nangang District in 2017 avoided a death sentence in a second trial that concluded on Tuesday (June 23).In February 2017, Cheng Yu
Tehran (AFP) - Iran said Monday it has called for Interpol to help arrest President Donald Trump and 35 other US officials for the January killing of its top general in an American drone strike.Tehran prosecutor Ali Qasi Mehr, quoted by state news agency IRNA, said 36 US political and military
The Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor of Shahinshahr and Meymeh announced it had issued prison, exile and death sentences for some of the protesters arrested during Iran protests in November 2019.In a press briefing on June 27, 2020, Nassruddin Salehi also pointed out that the verdicts would be
Eight protesters in Iran have been sentenced to death for “spreading corruption on earth,” in parallel with the confirmation of three other death sentences in Isfahan. The Chief Justice of Isfahan, Mohammad Reza Habibi, announced that “we will deal decisively with the puppets and the rioters.”In
A group of 15 administrative law experts have filed an amicus curiae brief in support of death-row prisoners seeking U.S. Supreme Court review of a challenge to the federal government’s proposed execution protocol. The brief was filed June 19, 2020 in Roane v. Barr, a case brought by federal
A local court ordered two convicted drug dealers to be executed immediately. They were caught dealing 9.5kg of heroin and 27,5kg of crystal meth in Hainan. Four other dealers received suspended death sentences during the same trialA court in China has ordered 2 convicted drug dealers to be
EL PASO, Texas (CN) — The Texas man accused of killing 23 people and injuring 23 more at an El Paso Walmart last August was re-indicted on Thursday by a grand jury that added new murder and hate crime charges to the state’s case against him.The newest charges against Patrick Crusius reflect the
Vatican releases Catholic directory for catechesis in ‘dynamic continuity’ with Church teachingAbout the death penalty, the directory emphasizes the “intrinsic and inalienable dignity” of every human person, and references the teaching of recent popes, especially Pope Francis’ 2018 change to the
The suspect was arrested within 24 hours after committing the crime.A man arrested for alleged murder of an Indian couple in Dubai's Arabian Ranches could face the death penalty if found guilty, a legal expert has said.The Pakistani suspect was arrested within 24 hours after committing the
Iran Human Rights (IHR); June 24, 2020: Officials at the Oshnavieh Civil Registration Office have finally issued Hedayat Abdullahpour’s death certificate to his family. This officially confirms news of the political prisoner's execution, which Iran Human Rights had previously reported. In an
Hadi Bin Kadamah had spent 28 years in prison for killing his cousin in 1992Saudi Arabia’s longest-serving prisoner Hadi Bin Kadamah was executed yesterday (Tuesday, June 23), Erm News quoted an official source as saying.Having spent 28 years in jail, Bin Kadamah was finally executed after being
REMBAU: An Indonesian man, 20, was charged at the Magistrate's Court here with the murder of three of his countrymen at a kongsi here.No plea was recorded from Mohamad Razak Nor who was charged with killing Hari Sucipto, 19, and Ramdani Sahrul and Gunawan Pani, both 20.He nodded when asked by the
Amnesty International network members may well remember Alan Shadrake's 2010 revealing book on executions in Singapore, Once A Jolly Hangman. It made an immediate impact with its analysis of the heartlessness and futility  of the judicial system, its accounts of individual cases, and the
‌The Iranian Supreme Court upheld a ruling for cutting the four fingers of the right hands of four men in the Central Prison of Urmia, capital of West Azerbaijan Province.Three of the convicted prisoners are Hadi Rostami, Mehdi Sharifian and Mehdi Shahivand, whose sentences have been passed on to
‌The Iranian Supreme Court upheld a ruling for cutting the four fingers of the right hands of four men in the Central Prison of Urmia, capital of West Azerbaijan Province.Three of the convicted prisoners are Hadi Rostami, Mehdi Sharifian and Mehdi Shahivand, whose sentences have been passed on to
It's been more than five years since what Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward describes as a surprising, horrific incident of workplace violence, carried out by a then 24-year-old parolee named Hernan Rodriguez.DINUBA, Calif.  — A Reedley man has been sentenced to death for murdering two men
Blanton remained free for almost 40 years after the bombingBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr., the last of three one-time Ku Klux Klansmen convicted in a 1963 Alabama church bombing that killed four Black girls and was the deadliest single attack of the civil rights movement, died
Peterson, in a statement to MEA WorldWide, said that Lee's execution would 'bring my family more pain'President Donald Trump's supporter, Earlene Peterson, whose daughter and granddaughter were brutally murdered by white supremacist Daniel Lewis Lee has asked the president to not execute
Ministry of Justice, reforms, family courts, England and Wales, review, report, Assessing Risk of Harm to Children and Parents in Private Law Children Cases, Report a major step forward in exposing what victims of domestic abuse have been saying for decades. The government has announced an overhaul of the way the family courts in England and Wales will deal with domestic abuse. Leggi tutto
This month over two dozen police officers including commandos raided the home of Sajid Soomro, a professor of Sindhi literature, to arrest him on charges of blasphemy, a serious charge in Pakistan that can lead to the death penalty if proven.“Why are you arresting me? I am a professor. I am a
ATLANTA (AP) — Three white men have been indicted on murder charges in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man fatally shot while running in a neighborhood near Georgia's coast.Prosecutor Joyette Holmes announced Wednesday that a grand jury has indicted Travis McMichael, Greg McMichael and
Iran Human Rights News Agency (HRANA) on Wednesday reported that the Supreme Court of Iran has upheld the death sentences of 3 young men who were arrested by security forces during the November 2019 protests.The confirmation of the death sentences passed on Amir-Hossein Moradi, Saeed Tamjidi and
The survey found that approval of capital punishment is declining among both liberals and conservatives.Long a divisive issue in the United States, capital punishment is now considered morally unacceptable to a record share of Americans, a new survey showed Tuesday.Gallup said its poll found just