Oklahoma will resume executions by the lethal injection method, officials said Thursday. The surprise announcement came at a news conference by Gov. Kevin Stitt, Attorney General Mike Hunter and Corrections Department Director Scott Crow. Efforts will continue to develop a way to carry out the punishment with nitrogen gas, officials said.  However, the Leggi Tutto
Vinay Sharma through his counsel made a last ditch effort to escape from the gallows claiming that all the relevant records were not brought before the President including that he had been subjected to torture and ill-treatment in jail due to which he had developed mental illness.New Delhi: One
TOKYO -- A 70-year-old man who was on death row for killing one person 1997 and two others in 2000 died in prison in Tokyo on Wednesday. A spokesman for the Justice Ministry said Yoshiro Asa died of interstitial pneumonia, Fuji TV reported. His death leaves the number of inmates on death row in
"If any other program was as inefficient as this, we would eliminate it."In the spring of 2015, I was living in Omaha, Nebraska, and my friends and I, being the political junkies we are, were all watching as the Nebraska legislature voted one by one to override the governor's veto to end the use
mesh consultation, help develop information, The British Society of Urogynaecology, BSUG, the British Association of Urological Surgeons, BAUS, surgical removal, mesh slings, mini slings,Help make sure the new information is suitable before it is published.The British Society of Urogynaecology (BSUG) and the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) are jointly developing information for patients and the public on the surgical removal of a retropubic mesh sling and the
A bid by a Malaysian drug mule on death row to start a court challenge against the rejection of his clemency plea was dismissed by the High Court on Wednesday (Feb 12).Pannir Selvam Pranthaman, 33, was granted a stay of execution in May last year (2019), a day before he was due to be hanged for
PETALING JAYA: The special committee to review alternative sentences to the mandatory death penalty has submitted its official report to the government, says Datuk Liew Vui Keong.The Minister in the Prime Minister's Department said the chairman of the committee, Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, had on
Egypt’s legislature on Monday gave its initial approval for toughening up already draconian anti-terrorism laws, with amendments that include life sentences and capital punishment for funding terrorism, the state-run news agency said.The sweeping anti-terrorism law was enacted in August 2015. It
coercive control, contraception, reproductive control, review, available evidence, BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health, BMJ, Women in long-term relationships may become inured to significant levels of reproductive control.As many as one in four women attending sexual and reproductive healthcare services have said they are not allowed to take control of their own reproductive lives, a review of the available evidence
A bill to repeal Wyoming's death penalty has been filed for the 2020 session of the Wyoming Legislature.House Bill 166 is being sponsored by Laramie County Republican Rep. Jared Olsen, with numerous co-sponsors from both parties. The bill would repeal the death penalty, leaving people convicted
Democrats Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are widely known as the most liberal lawmakers vying to be the party’s presidential nominee in 2020. Both believe in healthcare, higher education, and childcare for all. They often cite that the country lags behind most other countries of the world in
Plan UK, #ListenToGirls, report, girls' lives, 2019-2020, catcalling, dick pics, sexism, sexual abuse, schoolGirls still feel disempowered and unable to realise their rights.A new decade may not mean anything new for girls’ rights in the UK, as girls feel ‘fed up and frustrated’ with empty messages of female empowerment, according to a comprehensive study of girls’ lives by charity Plan International
Agartala, Feb 13 (IANS) -- A special district court in southern Tripura on Thursday pronounced death sentence for two youths accused of brutal gangrape and murder of a 14-year-old girl.Special Public Prosecutor Paltu Das said special district court in Udaipur (southern Tripura) judge A.K. Nath
(CNN) -- Attorneys for the man accused of killing 22 people at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, last year have pleaded not guilty to 90 federal charges on his behalf, a spokesman for the US Attorney's Office in Texas said.Wednesday, Patrick Crusius walked inside an El Paso federal courtroom for
Aramis Ayala told a group at a Wednesday St. Petersburg Legacy Week event that she doesn’t regret her announcement against the death penalty.ST. PETERSBURG — The way Aramis Ayala sees it, there are two types of people who want to be state attorneys: those who love the law, and those who love
HeartUnions 2020, campaign, end sexual harassment at work, petition, change law, “The government must stop dragging its feet and change the law.”Seven in 10 (68 per cent) people think the #MeToo movement has allowed people to be more open about sexual harassment, according to a new TUC poll published recently.This number is highest amongst women (72 per cent) and young
Prison officials have now confirmed that assisted suicide should be available to Swiss prisoners.Swiss officials, following a request to die from an imprisoned child rapist, have confirmed that prison inmates will be allowed to undergo assisted suicide. Michael Robinson, SPUC Director of
A Delhi Court on Wednesday adjourned for tomorrow the hearing on pleas seeking fresh death warrants against four convicts.The Delhi court has also offered to give convict Pawan Gupta legal aid after he said he does not have a lawyer. "Any condemned convict is entitled for legal aide till his last
A woman and her son were arrested for possessing 21.8kg syabu worth RM1.09 million (S$365,000) during a raid at a house in Muar.State police chief Datuk Mohd Kamarudin Md Din said the 46-year-old woman and her 26-year-old son were arrested at 3.40pm on Wednesday by the state Narcotic Crime
UNAIDS, International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, World Cancer Day, new partnership, Cervical Cancer, HIVCervical cancer is the most common cancer among women living with HIV.UNAIDS and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have joined forces to increase action against cervical cancer and HIV.In a memorandum of understanding signed following an event at the headquarters of the IAEA in
The Supreme Court Tuesday sought response from the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case on the Centre's appeal challenging the Delhi High Court verdict which dismissed its plea against stay on their execution.It also granted liberty to the authorities to approach the
“States with a very powerful death penalty on drug dealers don’t have a drug problem,” the president claimed, falsely.President Donald Trump is campaigning on criminal justice reform efforts that reduce sentences for nonviolent offenders, while suggesting he’d like the American justice system to
Internet Watch Foundation, child sexual abuse, online imagery, open internet, We’ve got to get a grip on the child sexual abuse content epidemic on our open internet.A record number of reports of online child sexual abuse have been processed by the UK’s Internet Watch Foundation amid “shock” that the availability of illegal content online could still be increasing on the
In Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case, the Supreme Court on Thursday (February 13)  appointed senior advocate Anjana Prakash to represent one of the four death row convicts as he was unrepresented after dropping his earlier lawyer. The top court also reserved its order on the issue of rejection
As courts are deciding the question of execution of Mukesh Singh, Akshay Thakur, Pawan Kumar and Vinay Sharma in the December 2012 gang rape and murder case, the debate on the death penalty in India is once again at the forefront. Public outcry following the incident led almost the entire nation
Rahmael Holt simply said “no” when asked Wednesday whether he had anything to say before his death sentence was formally imposed.Holt, 31, of Harrison, Allegheny County, officially became the 133rd person on Pennsylvania’s death row when he was condemned to death by lethal injection for shooting
New Delhi [India], Feb 12 (ANI) -- The Supreme Court will hear on Thursday the plea of Vinay Sharma, a convict in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape case. Sharma has filed a petition in the Supreme Court against the President of India's decision to reject his mercy plea. The bench of Justice R Banumathi
Thailand’s Supreme Court has upheld a death sentence on a former village headman who murdered a teenage schoolgirl in northeastern Thailand. He had already been sentenced to death by two lower courts.On Dec 23, 2015, Ruadeewan Polprasit, an 18-year-old known as “Nong Snow”, was returning home on
Authorities in Somalia's northeastern Federal State of Puntland have executed 2 of 3 men convicted of rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl, Garowe Online reports.Aisha Ilyas Aden was raped and murdered at Galkayo city in Puntland in early February 2019, an incident that triggered demonstrations
In reaction to some parliamentarians’ opposition to harsh punishment for child rapists, Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan on Monday suggested holding a referendum on public executions.RELATED | National Assembly passes resolution to publicly hang child rapistsSpeaking
The death penalty is (almost) as old as humanity itself. Did you for example know that the first established death penalty laws date back as far as the 18th century B.C.? The Code of King Hammurabi of Babylon codified capital punishment for 25 different crimes. It was only in the 20th century
The following story was originally published in April 2019.“Capital punishment as seen in America has always been a discriminatory practice,” the 2020 presidential hopeful said.Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and a 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, has called for the
Calling death penalty where a death row convict is executed by hanging him/her neck a "colonial hangover", an 88 year old freedom fighter has moved to Supreme Court challenging its legality.An 88-year-old freedom fighter has moved the Supreme Court seeking quashing of a provision in the Code of
Judicial processes demand dispassionate equity that gives due regard to substantive requirements of sentencingMukesh Kumar Singh, Pawan Kumar Gupta, Akshay Kumar Singh and Vinay Kumar Sharma have been given seven days to exercise all their legal rights, after which they will, in all probability