According to IHR sources, death-row prisoner Mohammad Cheraghi was hanged on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at Rajai-Shahr prison.  He was sentenced to death for murder charges.  The second prisoner who was identified by his first name, Mehrdad, was suffering from a mental disorder. He was also sentenced to death for murder charges. Moreover,  Leggi Tutto
Tennessee has executed seven men in the past 18 monthsFor a while as the hour of Nick Sutton’s electrocution approached on Thursday night, no one stood outside the prison to cheer on his execution.As a few dozen people gathered in their normal spot in a field outside Riverbend Maximum Security
Pawan is the only convict among the four who has not yet filed the curative petition and other legal remedies available to him.In a fresh twist to the Nirbhaya case, 1 of the 4 death row convicts-Pawan Gupta-whose legal remedies are still pending, refused to meet legal aid counsel Ravi Qazi in
The complaint contained in an Amnesty International investigation launched in 2011. Cases of 95 people analysed revealing violence and even the use of the death penalty. A "systematic" use to silence dissent.  Shiite minority among targets.Riyadh (AsiaNews) - Saudi Arabia uses a special secret
sexual harassment, workplace, project, Rosa, #MeToo Time's Up, project, Fawcett Society, WRDA, Close the Gap, Chwarae Teg, “If we are to end sexual harassment, we need widespread cultural change.”Four women’s organisations, one each from England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, have come together to collaborate on a project which aims to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace.Funded by Rosa, the UK fund
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday questioned the issuance of black warrants for execution of death penalty by trial courts even before the expiry of 60-day time period for filing of appeal by convicts in the apex court.A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde referred to the 2015 verdict
Brexit, domestic abuse, EU Settlement Scheme, papers, evidence, Women's Aid, We need to make sure the EU Settlement Scheme is accessible to survivors of domestic abuse.Brexit could mean that some survivors of domestic abuse in the UK may be left unable to access refuge services.Survivors of domestic abuse who have to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme could be denied
The chance of there being “just mercy” for Nathaniel Woods—facing lethal injection on March 5 for the killing of three Birmingham police officers—is as good as the chance Alabama will ever reform its dismal, no-justice-to-be-found-anywhere legal system; it ain’t gonna happen.A Hollywood movie and
A bill that would repeal the death penalty in Colorado is closer to the governor's desk after it advanced through the House Judiciary Committee on a 6-3 vote.Even those witnesses who came to the committee's hearing on Tuesday to argue for keeping the death penalty acknowledged they were likely
RCN, Royal College of Nursing, Oxford Brookes University, study, nursing, university graduates, pay, old-fashioned view, women caring, , ‘Old-fashioned’ perceptions persist of nursing as a job carried out by women for whom caring is ‘natural’. Nine out of 10 nurses in the UK are women. Their weekly pay is on average £15.42 per hour, which is less than a third of that of doctors and dentists. Leggi tutto
TUC, petition, ban zero hours contracts, new Employment Bill, Define ‘flexible’ and ‘choice’.At the last count around 900,000 people were on zero hours contracts.That means that hundreds of thousands of people are trapped in jobs so insecure they are unable to plan childcare or budget for groceries.Hundreds of thousands of people have jobs so insecure
SKYNEWS - The Chinese authorities have criminalized the intentional concealment of the new Covid-19 coronavirus symptoms or distortion of information about the patient's condition. It is reported by Deutsche Welle with reference to a statement by a Chinese court.The court ruling also said that
Gaborone (Botswana), Feb 22 (AFP) Botswana has hanged a 29-year old man for murdering his employer, prison services announced, despite mounting calls by rights groups to abolish the death penalty.Mmika Michael Mpe is the second convict to be executed since President Mokgweetsi Masisi took office
The judicial postponements, mercy petitions and reviews in the Supreme Court and High Courts, which have delayed the hanging of the convicted rapist-murderers of Nirbhaya, have once again ignited a national controversy over the ethics, efficacy and utility of capital punishment as a tool of
Tennessee executed death row inmate Nicholas Todd Sutton in the electric chair Thursday night, marking the fifth time the state has used the method since 2018. Sutton, 58, was pronounced dead at 7:26 p.m. CST, according to the Tennessee Department of Correction. Media witnesses said Sutton looked
Lesbian couple 'Fad' and 'Nanz', from Saudi Arabia, feared being killed in their home country, but have now found happiness in LondonA lesbian couple who fled Saudi Arabia because they feared the death penalty have declared their love for each other on TV.The two women, who now live in London
Nationally, electrocution is outdated. But four of the past five condemned men put to death in Tennessee have chosen it over injection. A fifth is scheduled for execution this week.NASHVILLE — Nicholas Sutton, like other death row inmates in Tennessee, has a choice in how the state will end his
Victims' family members — and former prison officers who say Sutton saved their lives — have pleaded for Sutton's lifeGov. Bill Lee will not stop Thursday's electrocution of Nick Sutton, making way for the fourth execution of a Tennessee prisoner since the governor took office in January
Death row inmate Nicholas Todd Sutton has been moved into a cell next to Tennessee's execution chamber, where he is scheduled to die by electrocution Thursday night.Sutton, 58, has been placed on death watch, a three-day period of increased supervision and security ahead of an inmate's execution
MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service is taking its effort to curb school violence on the road to help thousands of educators, law enforcement personnel, mental health professionals and others learn how to identify people who may be threats.The latest stop in the Secret Service tour is this week
On Nov. 7, 1960, William Tines was electrocuted in the Tennessee electric chair.  The next execution in Tennessee was Robert Glen Coe in 2000. During this 40- year period, Tennessee continued its historical trend of executing fewer citizens than any other Southern state. From 2000-2017 the slow
Today's death warrant was issued after the Tihar jail authorities informed the trial court that three of the four convicts -- Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta, Mukesh Singh and Akshay Singh -- have exhausted all legal optionsNew Delhi: The four convicts, who got death penalty for the gangrape and murder
TOKYO: Japanese prosecutors on Monday (Feb 17) called for a 30-year-old man to be given the death penalty for allegedly murdering 19 disabled care home residents in one of the country's worst mass killings.Satoshi Uematsu, a former care home employee, did not dispute his involvement in the 2016
The court of additional sessions judge Dharmender Rana had reserved the order after hearing arguments from both sides in the matter.Advocate AP Singh, lawyer of convict Vinay Sharma in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, on Saturday alleged that Tihar Jail filed a fabricated report in the
The plea moved by a retired High Court judge and 2 others also urges for directions to the Government so that the Nirbhaya death row convicts are given the option of organ donation.A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court urging for a direction to allow the four death row convicts in the
womens sexual health, study, Natsal, poor reproductive health, poor sexual health, BMC Public Health, RCOG, The UK’s women are being failed by a fragmented system.Almost half of British women experience poor sexual and reproductive health, a much higher number than men, with many also experiencing a larger range of issues, according to new research.This is one of the findings from a major new study
The Nirbhaya convict has filed an application for providing him medical treatment on account of his mental illness.Nirbhaya convict Vinay today moved an application before the Additional Sessions Court praying that he be given "high level treatment" for mental illness, insanity and schizophrenia
Court of Appeal, Attorney General, religious marriage, abusive husbands, Southall Black Sisters, One Law for All, Akhter v Khan, Decision leaves minority women exposed to deception by abusive husbands.In what can only be described as a sad and distressing judgement, the Court of Appeal has ruled that women who are unable to register their marriage in accordance with the law are not entitled to financial remedies on the
LAHORE: An Anti-terrorism Court (ATC) in Lahore on Wednesday handed over the death penalty to three accused over their involvement in the 2014 Wagah border blast which killed 60.The court announced the death penalty saying that the convicts should be hanged five times owing to the severity of
In declaring that the state of Oklahoma would resume capital punishment after a five-year hiatus, officials rekindled a debate that seems to grow more and more intense and isn’t likely to change any time soon.Death penalty opponents harshly criticized the announcement by Gov. Kevin Stitt and
YOKOHAMA – A man on trial for murdering 19 residents and injuring 26 other people in 2016, at a knife rampage at a care home for the mentally disabled, said Wednesday he would not launch an appeal regardless of the ruling.During the trial at the Yokohama District Court in Kanagawa Prefecture, the
Nottingham, Consent Coalition, Do you get consent, resources, consent, survey, posters, support, sexual abuse, rape, Your Journey, “No one should have to experience sexual violence or abuse.” Did you know that removing a condom during sex without getting the consent of your sexual partner is rape? Did you know that you need to get consent for sexual activity even from the person you are in a relationship with? Leggi tutto
New Delhi, Feb 17 (PTI) A Delhi court Monday said it will shortly pronounce order on the pleas seeking fresh death warrants for the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case.Additional Session Judge Dharmender Rana reserved the order after hearings during which Mukesh
UNFPA, awareness campaign, Valentine's Day, Say IDONT, end child marriage, 7 little-known facts, child marriage, Globally, complications from pregnancy and childbirth are the leading cause of death among adolescent girls.Valentine’s Day is celebrated as a time of romance. Yet for millions, fairy tales of love and marriage are just that – fiction. Hundreds of millions of women and girls alive today were