The Tennessee attorney general wants the state Supreme Court to schedule 8 death sentences before June 1, when the availability of lethal injection drugs would become "uncertain." The proposed ramp up in Tennessee executions signals a potentially massive shift for a state that hasn't put someone to death since 2009. "Years of delay between sentencing and Leggi Tutto
In a situation where the waves of nationwide uprising and the wave of social protests shake, the foundations of the mullahs' regime, and the Iranian people unanimously demand overthrown of this criminal and ominous system, Khamenei is trying to delay his doomed regime by intensifying killings and
On June 18, 2010, convicted double-killer Ronnie Lee Gardner was strapped into a chair in a special room on the grounds of a Utah state prison with his head held by a halo brace while a prison employee pinned a white, circular target over his heart.Minutes later, a firing squad of law-enforcement
A San Antonio killer this month was handed his 4th execution date in less than a year.Juan Castillo, who was sent to death row for his role in a 2003 lovers' lane slaying, is now slated to die by lethal injection on May 16, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Last year, his
Nikolas Cruz, the suspect in the mass shooting at a Florida high school on Wednesday, has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder.If guilty, Cruz's actions could constitute a capital crime, and the sentencing jury can recommend the death penalty under state law.Nikolas Cruz, the
Wednesday morning, Feb. 14, 2018, at least 6 prisoners were executed in Gohardasht Prison in Karaj.The names of 2 of them are Farnam Farinam and Morteza Shafaghi. 1 of the executed was an Afghan citizen.3 prisoners who were taken to solitary confinement for execution were again temporarily
Gopu Jaya Raman, a 32-year-old Malaysian man of Indian origin escaped the death row in Singapore for possessing drugs as he was acquitted by the country's Apex Court. The judgment released yesterday stated that Gopu Jayaraman was not aware of the hidden illicit drugs in the motorcycle which he
With his son's execution 9 days away, Kent Whitaker met Tuesday in Austin with the chairman of the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles to personally request mercy for the child responsible for ripping his life apart.Thomas "Bart" Whitaker was sentenced to death for arranging the 2003 ambush that
Efforts to eliminate Washington’s death penalty in the 2018 legislative session continued to break new ground Wednesday when a bill banning the practice passed the Senate.The 26-22 vote marks the latest — and what some lawmakers say is the strongest — push to repeal the death penalty as a
DES MOINES — The 2018 legislative debate over reinstating the death penalty in Iowa didn't last long.One day after a sometimes-emotionally charged subcommittee discussion on a bill designed to provide a limited deterrent in situations in which someone aged 18 or older kidnaps, rapes and murders a
Good Work, Taylor Review, modern working practices, 7 prinicples,Good work matters.An independent review has been published which considers the implications of new forms of work on worker rights and responsibilities, as well as on employer freedoms and obligations.The work of this review was based on a single overriding ambition: all work in the UK economy
The number of US citizens that have been convicted of crimes they didn’t commit is staggering.There are currently 2,086 exonerated convictions, totaling over 18,060 lost years and an unknowable number of innocent people ripped apart from loved ones. Lives have been destroyed and in some cases
He poured acid on her body in front of three of their children.A husband, who was accused of killing his wife by throwing acid on her because the woman wanted to divorce him, has been sentenced to death.The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court of First Instance handed down the verdict to the Emirati man
The execution for Alabama death row inmate Doyle Lee Hamm is back on after an appeals court vacated a lower court's stay. Records show the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals granted the state of Alabama's emergency motion to vacate Hamm's stay, which was issued earlier this month by U.S. District
The teenager accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school on Wednesday has confessed to the shooting, police say.Nikolas Cruz, 19, said he arrived on campus and began shooting students before abandoning his weapon and escaping, according to a court document.He has appeared in court
Earlier this month, defense lawyers claimed Texas was botching its executions with old drugs. Now, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice has stalled the release of information on how many lethal doses the state has and when they expire.The cloud of secrecy surrounding Texas executions has
A woman and 2 men were forcibly disappeared, ill-treated and given a patently unfair trial before being sentenced to death by a court in the Huthi-controlled Yemeni capital Sana'a for allegedly aiding an enemy country, Amnesty International's research has found.The organization said the case was
It is easier if death row inmates accept fate, says monk who counsels them'No one is born evil or bad to the bone. There are just people making mistakes. I strongly believe that all people can change for the better, no matter who they are -- drug kingpins, notorious hitmen, thieves," says Phra
The 33-year-old man was sentenced to death last November after he was found guilty of rape and murder.The Abu Dhabi Court of Appeal will reconvene for the second time to consider the appeal of the death penalty verdict issued last year to a 33-year-old Pakistani man.The 33-year-old man was
UNFPA, Dr Natalia Kanem, Worlds Apart, sexual health services, population 2017, pregnant women and girls, Women and girls don’t stop getting pregnant or giving birth in times of crisis.Unless inequality is urgently tackled and the poorest women empowered to make their own decisions about their lives, countries could face unrest and threats to peace and development, according to The State of World
After a push to end Utah’s death penalty system failed two years ago, lawmakers will again consider whether to abolish capital punishment.HB379 would prohibit Utah prosecutors from seeking the death penalty after May 8. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Gage Froerer, R-Huntsville, still would allow for
Valentine’s Day, gold and diamonds, human rights abuses, #BehingTheBlingMost jewellery brands can’t guarantee their products aren’t tainted by human rights abuses.People spend billions on jewellery each year, and many people make Valentine’s Day extra special by buying a ring or necklace.But does your favourite jeweller know where their gold and diamonds come
DWP, PIP, ESA, “She said that I had no difficulty reading with my glasses yet I do not wear glasses to read.”In September 2017, the Work and Pensions Committee put out a call for evidence on the medical assessments for disability benefits PIP and ESA carried out for the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP)
We don’t allow private citizens to own surface-to-air missiles capable of downing an airliner, so why do we let them own assault rifles designed not to shoot targets or game but to kill human beings in large numbers?Don’t tell me the issue is mental health. Save the nonsense about “good guys”
Thomas Whitaker is up for execution next Thursday, Feb. 22. Whitaker, 38, was convicted of capital murder for conspiring to kill his brother and parents in December of 2003. He had arranged for his family to go out to dinner. When they returned home, a gunman was set up in their house.Chris
Womens and equalities committee, inquiry opens, sexual harassment in the workplace, written submissions‘We need to change workplace culture, keep women safe and provide effective legal remedies.’The Women and Equalities Committee has launched a full inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace – and is now inviting submissions of written evidence.Following its one-off evidence session of 31
Judges at Medan District Court in North Sumatra handed down on Wednesday the death penalty to Udo Tohar for controlling the distribution of drugs from behind bars at Tanjung Gusta Penitentiary in Medan.The death sentence imposed on Tohar was in line with the sentence demand by the team from the
Florida lawmakers usually criticize judges for being too lenient, but when it comes to hundreds of death cases, a legislative committee thinks the state's Supreme Court Justices are being too harsh.Just over a year ago, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that about 1/2 of the people on death row
A gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. The victims included students and adultsThe authorities on Thursday charged a 19-year-old man who is suspected of gunning down students and adults at his former high school with 17 counts of premeditated murder.The
There has been a moratorium on executions in Kentucky for years, but that could change under rules the Department of Corrections has proposed that, if approved, would let the state resume carrying out the death penalty.The department filed draft protocols spelling out how the state would execute
Pouria Tabaei, who is sentenced to death on the charge of murdering his step-father, is scheduled to be executed at Rajai Shahr Prison.According to a close source, Pouria Tabaei who was only 16 at the time of committing the crime, is currently on the death row at Rajai Shahr Prison.He was born on
LINCOLN, Neb. — A Nebraska judge dismissed a lawsuit Tuesday that claimed the 2016 vote to reinstate the death penalty was invalid because Gov. Pete Ricketts helped bankroll the petition drive to place the issue on the ballot.Lancaster County District Judge John Colborn rejected the lawsuit filed
petition, government, Axe the Safety Tax, 20 per cent VAT, fire safety goods, services, save livesMake residential safety products more affordable – and save more livesResidential safety products and services – smoke alarms, annual gas safety checks, fire assessments and carbon monoxide detectors for example – are currently taxed at 20 per cent VAT.There is a strong ethical argument for
IQ tests have long been plagued by claims of cultural and racial bias. Critics from a wide range of arenas, including academia, psychology, psychiatry and activism have characterized these controversial assessments as ineffective, inappropriate and skewed toward a normative white standard. Still