Myuran Sukumaran, Kerobokan prisonAndrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran could remain on death row for weeks after Indonesia’s attorney general said that appeals for their fellow prisoners would have to be finalised before any executions took place.The Indonesian authorities have said the execution of 10 inmates will take place at the same Leggi Tutto
sex work, UK, survey, Leeds University, Ugly Mugs schemeNew research has highlighted the diversity of prior experience in the sex work industry.A survey of 196 women, 28 men and 12 transgendered sex workers, one of the largest ever undertaken in the industry, had hoped to get a ‘real picture’ of working conditions for sex workers.The survey showed
Peter Hans Naumann of Germany attends his trial hearingat Denpasar court on Bali island on March 11, 2015.A German man has escaped the death penalty after being convicted of trying to smuggle cocaine into Bali.Peter Hans Naumann's sentence of 15 years' jail comes as Indonesian authorities prepare
Legislation to repeal Delaware's death penalty will return to Dover next week, and opponents and police groups already have vowed to oppose the measure.Sen. Karen Peterson, a Stanton Democrat, said she would circulate the legislation for co-sponsors this week and planned to reintroduce the measure
Sir Richard BransonCANBERRA, March 11 (Xinhua) -- Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Group, has thrown his support behind Australia's bid to gain clemency for two Australian citizens on death row in Indonesia.The English businessman has pleaded with Indonesia to consider "different
Beijing20 Celebration - Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality‘Progress in the last 20 years has been too slow’.At a star-studded event in New York City, high-powered speakers took the stage to put out a clarion call for a firm expiry date of 2030 for gender inequality, with real equality being nothing short of 50-50.UN Women hosted a – packed – ‘Planet
CANBERRA, Australia—Papua New Guinea is looking at abandoning the death penalty for serious crimes, wary of a growing international backlash against the use of capital punishment in neighboring Indonesia, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill said Tuesday.Almost two years after Papua New Guinea reinstated
Death House, 'The Walls' Unit, Huntsville, TexasHUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- Texas prison officials are scurrying to find a supplier to replenish a dwindling inventory of execution drugs.Their search is taking place amid a pending court order that would no longer allow the state to protect the
Over 500 prisoners could now be in line for execution in Pakistan within days, after the government lifted its moratorium on the death penalty, new research reveals.Pakistani government sources have confirmed that a decision has been made to fully lift its moratorium on the death penalty.Figures
David R. DowMeet David R. Dow. I've written about him a handful of times on this very site, usually in a space describing laudable educators or men who have motivated me to get off the couch and make something of my life.He's a well-respected Texas death penalty lawyer, featured in a TedX speech
Rodrigo Gularte has been mentally ill since he was a teenager.Rodrigo Gularte has been diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, but his illness may not stop a 12-man firing squad.Jakarta, Indonesia - Rodrigo Gularte spends much of his days conversing with an absent person, alone in his cell. His
President Joko WidodoJAKARTA, March 9 (Xinhua) -- An Indonesian court on Monday dismissed a legal challenge by a Nigerian, who is facing a death penalty, over Indonesian President Joko Widodo's rejection of his clemency plea.Judge Hendro Puspito of the Administrative Court in East Jakarta said the
who cooked adam smith's dinner, women and work, women's payWomen and work post-crash.By Dawn FosterThe value of women’s unpaid and undervalued work is slowly beginning to be appreciated: the time is right for a re-examination of who gets paid, how much, and for what.The idea of the Economic Man forms the cornerstone of orthodox economic thought
Dale JohnstonDale Johnston was sent to death row in 1984 for a double homicide he didn’t commit. He’s spent the years since his 1990 release trying to get back the life he lost.The Ohio supreme court heard arguments Wednesday in Johnston’s latest attempt to win a wrongful imprisonment suit against
Sir Richard BransonCANBERRA, March 11 (Xinhua) -- Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Group, has thrown his support behind Australia's bid to gain clemency for two Australian citizens on death row in Indonesia.The English businessman has pleaded with Indonesia to consider "different
The execution numbers in 2014 are the highest reported executions in more than 15 years.Iran Human Rights, March 11, 2015: In a press conference held in Oslo yesterday, Iran Human Rights (IHR) and Ensemble Contre la Peine de Mort (ECPM) presented IHR’s seventh annual report on the death penalty in
NHS reinstatement Bill 2015, presentation, house of Commons, Caroline LucasParliament to be handed a way to save the National Health Service (NHS) from massive break-up and eventual collapse.An NHS Reinstatement Bill 2015 is to be laid before parliament today by Green Party MP Caroline Lucas, with – the requisite – cross-party support from 11 more MPs.The idea is
fawcett society, report, inquiry, women and JSA‘Some groups of vulnerable women even more likely to experience poverty, ill-health, exploitation and abuse’.The UK’s job seeking benefit system is making some groups of vulnerable women even more likely to experience poverty, ill-health, exploitation and abuse, an independent inquiry has
Indonesia’s attorney general has indicated he will respect court proceedings for 10 prisoners scheduled to be executed for drug crimes, but it is unclear whether all seven prisoners with outstanding appeals will have the chance to exhaust their legal avenues.According to the Indonesian news outlet
Indonesian president Joko WidodoFormer Indonesian president Megawati Sukarnoputri has urged current leader Joko Widodo not to grant clemency to prisoners on death row, including Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, according to reports from Indonesian media.Ms Sukarnoputri reportedly blamed drugs for
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina is among the latest states to run out of pentobarbital, the anesthetic that comes first in the state's three-drug method for executions by lethal injection. Similar problems elsewhere have forced states to consider alternatives, including the electric chair and
human rights, unpaid care, kate donaldUnsupported and unshared care work perpetuates women’s poverty, political marginalization and social subordination.By Kate Donald.The distribution of care is not natural or inevitable, but rather socially constructed and in our power to change.“Women’s rights are human rights”, declared
Public execution in Iran (file photo)Fifteen prisoners whose identities are unknown were hanged on March 4, 2015 for narcotics charges in Ghezel Hesar prison.Heretofore, some of the prisoners had been taken to the Great Tehran prison, then transferred to Ghezel Hesar prison to execution yesterday
Manuel VasquezTexas used one of its two remaining doses of an execution drug to kill a Mexican Mafia hitman on Wednesday evening.Manuel Vasquez, 46, had been sentenced to die for the 1998 slaying of a woman who balked at paying a gang tax on drug sales.Vasquez, 46, was pronounced dead at Leggi
Firing squad "chair" used for the 2010 executionof convicted killer Ronnie Lee Gardner.Utah lawmakers voted on Tuesday to resurrect the firing squad as an alternative method of executing condemned inmates in the event the state runs out of lethal injection drugs.Faced with a nationwide scarcity
right to know, education, girls' safety, Welsh Assemby, violence agsint wmen billThe Welsh Assembly has passed a new Violence Against Women bill.This is a landmark act but it almost failed at the last moment when women’s rights campaigners threatened to block the bill unless it included provisions to integrate schools into the country-wide scheme to prevent gender-based
Serge Atlaoui, a French national on death row with Andrew Chanand Myuran Sukumaran, at Tangerang district court on Wednesday.Jakarta: A Frenchman on death row with the Bali nine duo has had his court case adjourned until March 25, casting further doubt over the timing of the executions of the 10
office of the children's commissioner, one year on, CSE, report, inquiryA number of recommendations have not been implemented – children and young people remain at risk.The Office of the Children’s Commissioner (OCC) released its report about its inquiry into child sexual exploitation in gangs and groups recently.The report, called “If it’s not better, it’s not
ISIS militant beheads "gay man" inIraq, March 2015Horrifying images show a masked executioner about to behead a young, blindfolded man with a swordIslamic extremists have beheaded three gay men in Iraq.In pictures published on social media, it shows men blindfolded and knelt in front of a huge
March 8, 2015: Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal reportedly paid 5 million riyals (1.33 million USD) in “blood money” to save the life of a man on death row for murder. Mohammad Al Aqili, a Saudi citizen, was convicted in 2012 of causing the death of another man during a fight in Leggi
Portrait of Indonesian president Joko Widodo by Myuran SukumaranAustralian death-row prisoner Myuran Sukumaran has made a personal appeal for mercy to Joko Widodo, painting a portrait of the Indonesian president and signing it with the words "people can change".Sukumaran led an art studio for his
Public execution in Saudi Arabia (file photo)A Filipino worker convicted of killing his employer was executed Monday morning in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said."It is with sadness that we confirm the execution of overseas Filipino worker Joven Esteva at 9 am
women in prison, women offenders, manifesto, campaignEvery year 12,000 women are sentenced to prison in the UK. The majority are serving short sentences for non-violent offences. More often than not, they have been victims of crime prior to becoming perpetrators.Over 50 per cent of women in prison report having suffered domestic violence; 1 in
girl offenders, report, YOT, probation, exploitationFemales more complex than males in custodial establishments and need gender-sensitive approaches.The Girls in the Criminal Justice System report assessing the effectiveness of youth offending services, secure establishments and other organisations working to reduce the vulnerability of girls