She’s produced no list of witnesses she plans to call at trial. She has yet to look over the boxes of discovery turned over to her by the state.  She brings no documents, not even a legal pad, with her into the courtroom. Yet on Monday, Tiffany Moss will represent herself as Gwinnett County prosecutors seek Leggi Tutto
The attorney for accused murderer Aubrey Trail wants to discover whether Gov. Pete Ricketts, a staunch supporter of capital punishment, had any influence on the decision to seek the death penalty for Trail and his girlfriend.Attorney Ben Murray, Trail’s court-appointed defense attorney, filed a
A delivery driver, who failed to convince a high court judge that he did not know he was delivering drugs instead of contraband cigarettes, has been handed the death penalty after being convicted of drug trafficking.Mohamed Shalleh Abdul Latiff's defence during a 7-day trial that concluded on Jan
A bitterly divided Supreme Court ruled early Friday morning that the execution of an Alabama death row inmate could proceed. The vote was 5 to 4.Justice Stephen G. Breyer’s anguished dissent, issued around 3 a.m., said the majority had denied his request that the execution be delayed so that the
Iran Human Rights (IHR) -- April 11, 2019: A prisoner was executed in the Iranian northern city of Gorgan for murder charges last Sunday.According to HRANA website, prisoner Davoud Mohebzadeh, 36, was hanged on Sunday, April 7, at Gorgan prison. He was sentenced to death for murdering a person
I asked Great Britain the guarantee that Mr Assange will not be extradited to any country in which he could suffer torture or face the death penalty, President Lenin Moreno said.QUITO:  WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, arrested in London on Thursday after Quito withdrew his political asylum
UNFPA, Executive Director Dr Natalia Kanem, International Conference on Population and Development, family planning, safe pregnancy and childbirth services, Sustainable Development Goals, women's reproductive rights, declaration agreed, UN, New York, “No woman should die giving life.”Ministers and representatives of governments have unanimously adopted a political declaration reaffirming support for the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which established that reproductive health
For a person to be sentenced to death, Arizona law requires proof of at least 1 aggravating circumstance and the determination that the sentence is the most appropriate punishment.Wednesday, Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law legislation that eliminates 3 of the possible aggravating circumstances
5 African countries applied the death penalty in 2018, a report by international rights group Amnesty International revealed on Wednesday. Of the quintet, 4 were in sub-Saharan Africa and 1 in north Africa region.Egypt was the only country up the Sahara to apply the measure. They are classed in
Indonesia sentenced to death 48 people last year, including 15 foreigners convicted of drug crimes, according to the latest global report on capital punishment by human rights organization Amnesty International.In its annual report released on Wednesday, Amnesty explained that of the 48 death
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is introducing “The Acid and Burn Crime Bill 2019” to criminalise acid and burn related violence proposing death penalty or rigorous imprisonment for life on those who intentionally carry out acid and burn attacks.According to a press release issued Tuesday
JAILED IN SAUDI ARABIA Halimat Oyebanjo Oyaya 10yrs Sherifat Shawni 4 yrs Limata Ahmad 10yrs Halimat Isah 5yrs Olubumi Adejarani Olaniyan 10yrs Omobolanle Funke 15yrs Nuratu Bolanle Yusuf 15yrs Maryam Ibrahim Tanko 7yrs Rahma Abdulkarim Leggi Tutto
Death row inmates who challenged their method of death lost their case in Tennessee, but that's not the end of it. The case is now headed to the United States Supreme Court and could bring planned executions to a grinding halt.Death row inmates challenged the state's lethal injection protocol in
REPRIEVE, April 14, 2019. -- Britain has assisted prosecutions in anti-terrorism courts in Pakistan that have handed down more than 350 death sentences in the last five years, it has been revealed in the Telegraph.The Counter Terrorism Associated Prosecutorial Reforms Initiative (CAPRI) is a
Ambadas, Bapu, Rajya Shinde, Raju Shinde, Suresh Shinde and another member of their family who was later held to be a juvenile at the time of the offence by the court — were reunited with their families in Jalna last month after years of incarceration.On Tuesday, the humidity in Mumbai was 78 per
The use of the death penalty – the world’s ultimate cruel punishment – has decreased in sub-Saharan Africa according to the Death Sentences and Executions 2018 report by Amnesty International. This is good news for sub-Saharan Africa and an indication that the region continues to turn against the
A federal judge on Thursday postponed the execution of an Alabama man convicted of fatally stabbing a Fayette County pastor in 1991, though the state could appeal the ruling in an attempt to carry out the execution before midnight. U.S. District Judge Kristi DuBose issued a 60-day delay two hours
CONCORD, N.H. — The New Hampshire Senate has voted to repeal the state's death penalty, sending the bill to Republican Gov. Chris Sununu.Sununu has promised to veto the bill, as he did last year. But this time, the bill passed both the House and Senate with veto-proof majorities. The Senate vote
Soon after the man who killed his father with a shotgun blast to the chest was captured, Renny Cushing ran into a friend at the grocery store, who said that he hoped the culprit would be executed so that Mr. Cushing’s family could find some peace.“I didn’t know how to respond,” recalled Mr
The oil-rich sultanate imposes harsh Shariah law on its subjects, while members of the royal family enjoy lives of conspicuous luxury.An intriguing aspect of Brunei’s barbarous Shariah laws is that if they were to be really enforced, a few of the sultan’s ridiculously wealthy, jet-setting kin
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A man convicted of the sword-and-dagger stabbing death of a pastor is set to become the second person executed in Alabama this year, barring a last-minute stay.Forty-six-year-old Christopher Lee Price is scheduled to receive a chemical injection Thursday evening, sentenced to
The number of global executions fell by 1/3 last year, making it the lowest number of executions in at least a decade, according to a report released on Wednesday by human rights group Amnesty International. The report comes as the Malaysian government continues to grapple with whether or not to
new map, women in politics, ministers, UNWomen, Inter-Parliamentary Union, But the overwhelming majority of government leaders remain male.Women’s representation in political decision-making continues to rise slowly, with slight improvements since 2017, according to the data presented in the 2019 edition of the biennial IPU-UN Women’s map of Women in Politics.The
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been found guilty of first-degree murder and felony child abuse in the death of a 2-year-old boy.The Winston-Salem Journal reports a Forsyth County jury deliberated several hours before returning its verdict on Friday in the trial of 33-year-old
North Korea have publicly executed 2 women and jailed another for life because they were fortune tellers. The trio had allegedly formed a collective named the Seven Star Group and claimed a ‘spirit oracle’ could be channelled through 2 children, aged 3 and 5, to tell the future.A source within
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Four California district attorneys have jointly agreed to seek the death penalty if they win a conviction of an ex-policeman charged with 13 counts of murder attributed to a serial predator dubbed the “Golden State Killer,” prosecutors said on Wednesday.The decision
A federal judge on Thursday postponed the execution of an Alabama man convicted of fatally stabbing a Fayette County pastor in 1991, though the state could appeal the ruling in an attempt to carry out the execution before midnight. U.S. District Judge Kristi DuBose issued a 60-day delay two hours
fast fashion, pollution, UN campaign launch, 2019 UN Environment Assembly,UNCTAD, UNEP, UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion‘Retailers and consumers will have to reject the “take, make and dispose” model.’It takes around 7,500 litres of water to make a single pair of jeans, equivalent to the amount of water the average person drinks over a period of seven years.That’s just one of the many startling facts to emerge
One Nevada lawmaker who backed a bill (AB149) to end capital punishment said Wednesday that the measure is not expected to cross the finish line this legislative session. Assemblyman Ozzie Fumo said the bill is likely to die in committee because it will not receive a hearing within the next two
A Republican state lawmaker in Texas has reintroduced a bill that would criminalize abortion without exception, making it possible for women to be convicted of homicide and sentenced to death for having the procedure.Texas state Rep. Tony Tinderholt (R) was placed under state protection in 2017
The UK Government has given the clearest indication yet of its preferred destination for British nationals detained in North East Syria, explicitly opposing their transfer to the Assad regime or the US facility at Guantanamo Bay, but confirming it is in “regular discussions” with the Government
Amnesty International recorded at least 690 executions in 20 countries in 2018, a decrease of 31% compared to 2017 (at least 993). This figure represents the lowest number of executions that Amnesty International has recorded in the past decade.Most executions took place in China, Iran, Saudi
A woman suspected of murdering her husband was sentenced to death in Iran based solely on Qsameh, the state-run ISNA news agency reported Monday. Citing that the case has “procedural and substantive” defects, the woman’s attorney Abdulsamad Khorramshahi who was cited by ISNA said they have
Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz wrote a series of letters to a woman from his jail cell in the fall of 2018, in which he addressed various topics, including marriage, kids and the death penalty. The letters were released Monday by the Broward State Attorney’s Office.It was unclear if the woman he