Click here to Google translate the following article into your own language Après le scrutin dimanche, elle avait enjoint le régime à "céder le pouvoir", contestant les résultats officiels donnant Alexandre Loukachenko vainqueur avec 80,08% des voix et ne lui en accordant que 10%. L'opposante Svetlana Tikhanovskaïa, rivale à la présidentielle de l'autoritaire président biélorusse, a fui en Leggi Tutto
Six years ago this month, the Islamic State (IS) published its first video in what would become the prevailing image of the war: a jumpsuit-clad hostage kneeling before a knife-wielding executioner. For the parents of slain Americans James Foley, Steven Sotloff, Peter Kassig and Kayla Mueller
In June, on death row at San Quentin State Prison, 58-year-old Jarvis Masters heard a rumor that the coronavirus was ripping through the aging structure. Condemned prisoners are confined to their cells for 23 hours a day, so Masters tracked the outbreak by watching news reports on his small
Asad Noor, who is in hiding, says the police have been harassing his family in Chittagong over a Facebook video he posted defending a Buddhist monk.Bngladeshi blogger and secular activist Asaduzzaman Noor, accused of defaming Islam, has claimed that his family at Amtali Upzila of Barguna district
ONEONTA, Ala. — Prosecutors in the case of the Blount County couple charged and indicted with killing a toddler's 2019 death will seek the death penalty.Court records filed last week by prosecutors informed the court they will seek the highest possible sentence against Samantha McCormack and her
Solitary confinement is barbaric, a health hazard, and is used too frequently for the wrong reasons. The pandemic shows it's time to get rid of it.The US prison system is inhumane and the coronavirus pandemic exposes just how much it needs to be reformed.One way to start those reforms is to get
Europe’s longest serving leader Alexander Lukashenko has long worked hard to seem invincible. He has dominated past elections that the U.S. has deemed neither free nor fair and brokered no dissent and suppressed protests. Now, he is facing an unprecedented challenge as he runs for a sixth term as
Canada is "profoundly concerned" about a Canadian citizen sentenced to death Thursday on drug charges in China, a spokesman for the federal government says.The Guangzhou Municipal Intermediate Court announced Xu Weihong's penalty on Thursday and said an alleged accomplice, Wen Guanxiong, had been
Iran Human Rights (IHR); August 7, 2020: A woman sentenced to qisas (retribution in-kind) for murder has been executed at Mashhad Central Prison.According to the Khorasan newspaper website, on the morning of Sunday, August 2, a woman was executed in Mashhad Central Prison. The woman, who has only
New information from inside Iran indicates that Iranian protester Mostafa Salehi who was hanged on August 5, 2020, in Isfahan had been subjected to vicious tortures to confess the killing on an IRGV member.He never accepted the charges but was still hanged despite the lack of evidence.A source
IPOH: A labourer has been sentenced to death for the murder of three young siblings in Kampung Sungai Haji Muhammad in Bagan Datuk.High Court judge Justice Anselm Charles Fernandis found Shahrul Pitri Jusoh guilty of committing triple murder after hearing submissions from the prosecution and
Reinstating Capital Punishment Risks International Condemnation, SanctionsThe plummeting human rights situation in the Philippines got even worse this week as the government began considering bills to reinstate the death penalty. The move by the House Committee on Justice came a week after
Federal prosecutors said Monday they need another month to decide whether to ask an appeals court to reconsider its decision to throw out the death sentence against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.RELATED | Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Death Sentence Overturned By Federal
An Iranian escaped the gallows when his charge of trafficking in methamphetamine was changed to possession of drugs today, leading to him being sentenced to 20 years’ jail and 10 strokes of the rotan.A Court of Appeal three-member bench comprising Justices Datuk Yaacob Md Sam, P. Ravinthran and
July 2020 was marked by the Iranian regime’s pervasive use of the death penalty and torture, suppression of freedom of expression, and discrimination against ethnic and religious minorities.Despite having to deal with a catastrophic outbreak of Covid-19, which has killed more than 80,000 people
Canada is telling China that it strongly opposes the death penalty after a 2nd Canadian was sentenced to death on drug charges by a Chinese court this week, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said Friday.Ye Jianhui was sentenced Friday by the Foshan Municipal Intermediate Court in the
Hengaw Kurdish human rights group on Saturday reported that reliable sources have confirmed Heydar Qorbani (Ghorbani), a Kurdish political prisoner in Iran is to be executed soon.According to Hengaw, the sources have said that the Supreme Court has upheld Qorbani's sentence – based only on forced
Long-running execution lawsuits have settled in Arizona and California, as a renewed challenge to the state’s revised lethal-injection protocol has ramped up in Oklahoma.The Arizona settlement addressed issues of execution transparency, while the California settlement acknowledged the impact of
The People’s Court of the southwestern border province of Tay Ninh on August 7 handed a death penalty to a 40-year-old Singaporean man for drug trafficking.According to the indictment, Cher Wei Hon was caught in Loi Thuan commune, Ben Cau district, Tay Ninh province, on June 29, 2019, along with
Andrzej Duda, Poland’s staunchly homophobic president, has been officially sworn in for a second term following his election win last month.Duda was sworn in this morning (6 August) after he took an oath before the country’s National Assembly, the combined chambers of Poland’s
This is considered murder without intent.Originally, Samantha was charged under Section 302 of the Penal Code which provided a death sentence if guilty but the prosecution offered an alternative charge under Section 304 (b) to the accused.She had been charged after authorities discovered that a
The decision breaks an impasse with the British government and appears to clear the way for the two former UK residents to be moved to the U.S. criminal justice system.Attorney General William Barr has promised to formally rule out the death penalty for two notorious ISIS detainees to ensure that
China has sentenced another Canadian citizen to death on drug charges, a move that comes amid a steep decline in relations between the two countries.This is the third Canadian to be sentenced to death on drug charges in China since Canada detained a top executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei
An Islamic court in northern Nigeria on Monday sentenced a singer to death for blasphemy against the Prophet Mohammed, judicial officials said.An Upper Islamic Sharia court in the city of Kano ordered 22-year-old Yahaya Aminu Sharif to die by hanging for derogatory expressions against the Prophet
MINSK (Reuters) - Belarusian opposition politician Svetlana Tikhanouskaya said on Monday she refused to recognise official results that showed incumbent Alexander Lukashenko had won a landslide re-election victory.Preliminary official results earlier on Monday showed that Lukashenko had won 80%
Coroner will determine cause of death, COVID-19 statusSAN QUENTIN — A 58-year-old man convicted of murder who was also serving a life sentence without parole died Sunday of apparent COVID-19 complications, state prison officials said.In a statement Sunday evening, state prison officials said
Protesters and riot police have clashed in Belarus' capital Minsk and other cities, after a state TV exit poll said long-time leader Alexander Lukashenko was re-elected in Sunday's election.In Minsk, the police used stun grenades to disperse crowds in the city centre. There have been reports of
The only woman on Oregon’s death row has been resentenced to life in prison. On August 3, 2020, the Lane County Circuit Court accepted a settlement agreement in which Lane County prosecutors agreed to drop their appeal of a 2019 ruling overturning the death sentence imposed on Angela McAnulty in
Scioto County couple indicted in connection with 5-year-old's deathThe Boston Police Department said a man and woman who were recently charged in the death of a 5-year-old girl have previously faced child abuse charges.Richard Greene, 46, and his wife, Sonya Greene, 38, are charged with
Iran Human Rights (IHR); August 7, 2020: A prisoner sentenced to qisas (retribution in-kind) for murder has been executed at Rasht Central Prison.According to Iran Human Rights, on the morning of Thursday, August 6, a man was executed in Rasht Central Prison. His identity has been established as
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott wrote a letter to Oklahoma governor Kevin Stitt and the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board asking for the release of Black death row inmate Julius Jones, according to Time.In the letter, Prescott, 27, says he believes “the wrong person is being punished for
In 2015, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death for his role in the Boston Marathon bombings after an emotionally grueling trial than lasted more than three months, including two months of jury selection. But now the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has thrown out that sentence, finding that
Anti-death penalty activists asked a judge in a Tuesday lawsuit to order Indiana State Police to stop blocking roads to a prison where federal executions have resumed after a 17-year pause, arguing that the roadblocks constitute unconstitutional no-protest zones and impede protesters’ free-speech
The only Native American on federal death row is scheduled to be executed in late August, the U.S. government announced July 29.Lezmond Mitchell, who is Navajo, had been among the first of a handful of inmates set to be put to death after the Trump administration restored federal executions after