PETALING JAYA: A video plea by a death row inmate who was convicted of murder 17 years ago is making the rounds on social media. In the clip believed to have been recorded on Monday, a man identifying himself B Anand Nambiar pleaded with the public to help him escape the death penalty, saying he is innocent of the Leggi Tutto
AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - Late Monday night, Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted that he is working on a legislative package and “expedited executions for mass shooters would be a nice addition.”“You just cannot expedite something like that,” criminal defense attorney Darla Davis said. "You shouldn't
Two former Vietnamese information ministers have been charged with corruption, state media reported Tuesday, a charge which in the country carries the death sentence.Nguyen Bac Son, who served as information minister from 2011-2016, was charged with "violating the regulations on management and
A judge on Friday sentenced Palm Springs cop killer John Hernandez Felix to die for taking the lives of two officers nearly three years ago. In addition, Felix was sentenced by Riverside Superior Court Judge Anthony Villalobos to 368 years to life for the gun battle in October 2016 that injured
Zhou Kaixuan, a postgraduate at the Chinese Academy of Sciences who stabbed his high school classmate, was tried at the Beijing No 1 Intermediate People's Court, Aug 30, 2019.A man who stabbed to death his high school classmate, who was a postgraduate at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, in
Leading Democratic presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden rejected the idea of speeding up executions for mass slayings, a measure the Trump administration plans to pursue.The White House will back legislation drafted by the Justice Department to expedite the death penalty for
The Thai Supreme Court’s August 28 decision upholding the death sentence for 2 Myanmar migrants for the 2014 murders of British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller on the island of Kho Tao is regarded by critics as a travesty of justice to protect the clan that controls the island, which
“The death penalty should be implemented by firing squad as proposed by Pacquaio,” said lawyer Jose Malvar Villegas Jr., founder and chairman of the Katipunan Kontra Krimen at Korapsyon (KKK), during a forum in Pasig City.MANILA, Philippines — An anti-crime and corruption group supported
An appeal opens Wednesday in the case of 24 men convicted over the beheadings of 2 young Scandinavian women on a hiking trip in Morocco's High Atlas mountains last December.The appeal at the court in Sale, near Rabat, comes six weeks after three ISIS group supporters were sentenced to death over
Thailand’s Supreme Court has rejected the final appeal of two Burmese men convicted of the murder of two British tourists on the island of Koh Tao; they continue to be on death row.Lawyers for Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Tun—who are migrant workers from Burma—sent the final 300-page appeal to the court
"The circumstances in which the warrants were issued raises troubling questions as to whether the state is executing the most morally culpable individuals for the worst of the worst crimes or the most vulnerable prisoners and prisoners who were provided the worst legal process."In a year in which
The man, Zhong Yuan, was executed in Zhejiang province on Friday afternoon, Xinhua news agency reported.BEIJING: China executed a man for raping and murdering a 19-year-old female passenger who reserved a ride in his car from Didi Chuxing, the country's largest ride-hailing platform.The man
HONG KONG — A man attacked an elementary school in central China on Monday, killing at least eight students and wounding two others, the police said.The attack occurred around 8 a.m. on the first day of the semester at the school in Chaoyangpo village of Enshi city in Hubei Province, the local
An elderly man who allegedly killed his 79-year-old flatmate appeared in court yesterday via video link from Central Police Division.Pak Kian Huat, alias Pek Kiah Huat, 82, was charged with murdering Madam Lim Soi Moy in a Housing Board unit on the 21st storey of Block 191 Lorong 4 Toa Payoh.The
Marion County veteran prosecutor Katie Suver ticked off the names and crimes of various death row inmates:A father and son convicted of conspiring to blow up a bank, killing 2 police officers in the process.Another man sentenced to death for stabbing a Salem woman then peddling her stolen
Bibi said there were many others in Pakistan who also needed fair trials.Aasia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was cleared by the country's Supreme Court of blasphemy charges last year after spending eight years on death row, has expressed her gratitude to the top court and the
President Donald Trump wants the death penalty process streamlined for mass shooters, and the Justice Department announced that it has drafted legislation.The Justice Department has finished drafting legislation that would speed up the federal death penalty process for mass shooters, Vice
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will provide consular access on Monday to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav who is being held on charges of espionage and terrorism, the Foreign Office said on Sunday. Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal announced the decision via a post on Twitter."Consular access for
There’s an ongoing and uncivil war between many Republicans and Democrats. But two former Ohio governors have called a truce and created a friendship. And though they’re from different parties, Republican Bob Taft and Democrat Ted Strickland have a lot of views in common.Bob Taft became governor
US charged the five with war crimes that include terrorism, hijacking and nearly 3,000 counts of murder for their alleged roles A military judge has set a trial date for five men held at Guantánamo Bay and facing the death penalty for their alleged role in the 9/11 terrorist attacks – nearly 20
La madre y su novio enfrentan cargos de asesinato por tortura del niño de 10 años.LOS ÁNGELES — La fiscalía anunció este miércoles que se buscará la pena de muerte contra una mujer de Lancaster y su novio, acusados del asesinato por tortura de su hijo de 10 años. Heather Barron, de 29 años, y
A California death-row inmate convicted of a quadruple murder in Compton died Thursday evening of an apparent suicide, prison officials said Friday.Aswad Pops, 48, was being housed in a single cell at San Quentin State Prison, which holds all condemned male inmates in the state.Pops was
Iran Human Rights (IHR); August 30, 2019: Eight prisoners were executed at Rajai-Shahr prison Wednesday morning. According to IHR sources, on the morning of Wednesday, August 28, at least eight people were executed at Rajai-Shahr prison of Karaj city, near Tehran. Six of them were sentenced to
A 64-year-old Fort Worth man could be days from facing death.Billy Jack Crutsinger, who stabbed an elderly mother and daughter after he entered their home on the pretense of doing repairs is scheduled to be executed Wednesday at the Huntsville “Walls” Unit.That is if the U.S. Supreme Court
Myanmar says it will continue to support the process of seeking a royal pardon for 2 migrant workers whose death sentences were upheld by Thailand’s Supreme Court last week.RELATED | Thailand: Death Sentence for Thai ‘Death Island’ Defendants a MockeryBurmese citizens Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Htun
A judge has ruled in favor of a Connecticut inmate who sued the state in federal court over the conditions he’s faced during incarceration.Richard Reynolds was sentenced to death in 1995 after he was convicted in the murder of a Waterbury police officer. But after the state abolished the death
The Panadura high court today sentenced to death three persons found guilty of hacking to death another at the Egoda Uyana junction in Moratuwa on February 1, 2009.While seven suspects were accused of this incident, the high court judge Weeraman Serasinghe acquitted and discharged four of the
Washington (CNN) -- The Trump administration is preparing a package of legislative measures responding to a spate of recent mass shootings, aides said Monday, even as White House and congressional staffs remain far apart on the best path forward.The package will include legislation that would
Members of the two Synagogue congregations that were targeted in the worst anti-Semitic shooting in US history are asking that the killer be spared the death penalty, and instead be sentenced to life in prison.Eleven people from The New Light congregations were killed when Robert D Bowers, 46
Lawmakers, agencies and industries are known to quibble over the value of a human life when deciding whether the benefits outweigh the costs of a proposed law or regulation. The EPA, for example, puts a person's worth at $10 million. But Florida's politicians never ask, nor do they seem to care
A trial date has been set for Khalid Shaikh Mohammad who is the alleged architect of the 9/11 terror attacks. Mohammed, a senior al-Qaida figure who has portrayed himself as the mastermind of the atrocity, will stand trial with four other men on January 11, 2021. The five men are currently being
It is soul-bruising to contemplate the torture that 10-year-old Anthony Avalos endured in his Lancaster home for more than a week before dying last year. Whippings with a looped cord and belt. Repeatedly held upside down then dropped on his head. Getting slammed into pieces of furniture and
Click here to Google translate this article into your own languageUn hispano acusado de la muerte en 2016 de dos policías con un rifle de asalto en una ciudad turística del sur de California, John Félix Hernández, fue condenado este viernes a la pena de muerte por un juez estadounidense.El
In 2016, together with former colleague Assistant Federal Public Defender Donnie W. Bethel, I wrote, “[p]eople of all persuasions, political parties, and philosophies have awakened to the terrible toll the crises of overcriminalization and mass incarceration have wrought on America.”Then, a year