A Texas man has been charged with capital murder after allegedly cramming his partner’s 10-month-old daughter into a backpack and leaving her alone in his car for five hours, where she subsequently died. Trevor Marquis Rowe, 27, was arrested in the early hours of Wednesday morning in Lubbock, Texas, by officers responding to reports of an unwell child.  Leggi Tutto
KUWAIT CITY, Jan 18: The Forensic report shows the young Kuwaiti was killed by his cousin by stabbing him in the head, reports Al-Anba daily. The Forensics has carried out an analysis of the accused person to determine the type of substance he consumed before committing the crime which rendered
Iran Human Rights (IHR); January 18, 2020: Two men were hanged on Thursday, January 16, at the central prison of Borujerd city, Lorestan province, Iran.According to IHR sources, on the morning of Thursday, January 16, two men were hanged at the central prison of the Iranian city of Borujerd
New Delhi, Jan 18 (PTI) The Supreme Court will hear on January 20 a plea of a death row convict in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case against a Delhi High Court order dismissing his claim of being a juvenile at the time of commission of the offence.A bench of Justices R Banumathi, Ashok Bushan
New Delhi, Jan 18 (PTI) The Supreme Court will hear on January 20 a plea of a death row convict in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case against a Delhi High Court order dismissing his claim of being a juvenile at the time of commission of the offence.A bench of Justices R Banumathi, Ashok Bushan
President Ram Nath Kovind today rejected the mercy plea of Nirbhaya case convict, Mukesh Singh, hours after the Union home ministry forwarded it to the President with the recommendation to turn down the petition.The President’s decision exhausts all the possibilities of Mukesh Singh escaping the
Iran Human Rights (IHR); January 16, 2020: Two brothers were executed on January 15, at the central prison of Urmia city, West Azerbaijan province. According to IHR sources, on the morning of Wednesday, January 15, two brothers were hanged at the central prison of Urmia city, West Azerbaijan
The Association for Community and Dialogue is concerned about reports that a group of Malaysians has requested that a referendum be held on the abolition of the death penalty.A group representing the kin of murder victims, including the families of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim and lawyer
The Sudanese cabinet expressed it unease following a court decision to execute a 15-year-old boy, local media reported.Abbas Muhammad Nur, was sentenced to death after being convicted of killing his friend in the Rifa’a region in 2013, when he was 15 and a half year old.Sudan Alintibaha newspaper
Alejandro Giammattei, who is against same-sex marriage and abortion, has been sworn in as president of Guatemala.Giammattei was sworn in yesterday (January 14) following his surprise win in the presidential election of August 2019, the Washington Post reports. He replaced outgoing president Jimmy
John Gardner, 64, is set to be put to death for the 2005 murder of his estranged wife. His lawyers have argued the crime wasn't eligible for the death penalty.Texas, the state that has put to death more people than any other by far, is scheduled to carry out the nation’s first execution of the
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (TNN) - State Representative Jason Dunnington (D-Oklahoma City) filed a bill Tuesday that, if passed into law, would remove the death penalty as an option in Oklahoma courts.House Bill 2876 will be considered during the 2020 legislative session.“Oklahomans are becoming more
Twenty other guards were injured in suicide bombing of their bus in Tunis in 2015 in attack claimed by Islamic StateA Tunisian court on Friday sentenced eight people to death over a suicide bombing that targeted a presidential security bus in the capital Tunis in November 2015.The attack, claimed
A woman named Maliheh Haji Hassani was laid to rest in Adelabad Prison, Shiraz Central Prison.According to news reports, Maliheh Haji Hassani was executed in the central prison of Shiraz on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. Maliheh Haji Hassani was 29 years old. She was arrested in 2016 for the murder
A Japanese government survey shows about 80 percent of respondents support maintaining the death penalty.The Cabinet Office conducted the survey on the country's use of capital punishment in November 2019, covering 3,000 people aged 18 or older. 1,572 people responded.81 percent of the
Iran Human Rights (IHR); January 18, 2020: A man was hanged at Mashhad prison on January 12, 2020, for murder charges. According to an Iranian website, Rokna, a man was hanged on January 12, 2020, at Mashhad city’s prison, also known as Vakilabad prison. His identity is revealed as Omid D
BEIJING: Sun Wenbin, who fatally stabbed a doctor at a hospital in Beijing last month, was sentenced to death by a Beijing court.Yang Wen was working in the emergency department at the Civil Aviation General Hospital in Chaoyang on Dec 24 when Sun stabbed her in the neck.Seriously injured, the
Harold Nichols and Oscar Smith are now set to die on June 4 and Aug. 4, respectivelyThe Tennessee Supreme Court has set 2020 execution dates for 2 men, putting them in line behind Nick Sutton, who is set to be executed on Feb. 20.Oscar Smith, who was sentenced to death in Nashville for the
LFL advisor N Surendran says alleged hanging method is a "flagrant breach of Article 9 of the Singapore Constitution"This article contains a graphic depiction of the alleged process of state execution by hanging in Singapore, which may be distressing to certain readers. Readers’ discretion is
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department engaged in a deep-dive vocabulary discussion as it tried to convince appeals court judges Wednesday that it has the authority to decide how to execute prisoners on federal death row, regardless of the rules in the states where inmates were convicted. The key
“The pathological joy among the people and bystanders in anticipation of an imminent execution is a key to the continuation of the death rap in a collectively uncivilised world,” said French existentialist Albert Camus, in ‘Reflections on the Guillotine’. What the great existentialist wrote
The government’s declaration came as Mukesh, one of the four convicts in the case, on Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court challenging the death warrant issued against him.The Delhi government on Wednesday told the High Court that execution of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder
The man who created Ohio’s 1981 death penalty law says it’s likely that the state’s last execution ever has already happened.Ohio’s most recent lethal injection happened 18 months ago, in July 2018. The state is scheduled to execute its next next death row inmate in July, but that seems unlikely
4 Nirbhaya case convicts to be hanged on Feb. 1The President had rejected the mercy plea of Mukesh, one of the convicts, on Friday.On a day President Ram Nath Kovind rejected the mercy plea of death row convict Mukesh Singh in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape case, a Delhi court on Friday issued a
A bench of Justices R Banumathi, Ashok Bushan and A S Bopanna will hear the plea of Pawan Kumar Gupta.Gupta moved the apex court on Friday challenging the high court's order dismissing his claim of being a juvenile in December 2012.Besides, the convict has sought a direction restraining the
A day after the state parole board spared the life of one condemned inmate, the state of Georgia announced the scheduled execution of another. Donnie Lance, 65, sentenced to death in 1999 for the murders of his his ex-wife and her boyfriend in Jackson County, is to be given a lethal injection of
Lucknow Police Commissioner, Sujeet Pandey, on Saturday lauded the role of department officials in the death penalty awarded, in four months, to an accused in the rape case of a minor.Lucknow Police Commissioner, Sujeet Pandey, on Saturday lauded the role of department officials in the death
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration argued in a federal appeals court on Wednesday that it should be allowed to execute condemned inmates without delay after a lower court ordered the executions be put on hold to hear legal challenges.The administration's efforts to resume federal
Georgia has been executing condemned prisoners since before the nation’s founding.The first person put to death was Alice Riley, who was hanged in Savannah on Jan. 19, 1734. An indentured Irish servant who protested her innocence until the end, she was charged with participating in the murder of
A Georgia murderer scheduled for execution on Thursday was granted clemency just six hours before his death and will now serve life in jail without parole.The State Board of Pardons and Paroles made the ruling early Thursday afternoon that Jimmy Meders, 58, would not undergo execution by lethal
HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A Texas inmate with a history of violence against women was executed Wednesday evening for fatally shooting his wife, who had feared she would never get out of her marriage alive.John Gardner, 64, received a lethal injection at 6:30 p.m. CST at the state penitentiary in
PETALING JAYA: The special committee looking into the abolishment of the mandatory death penalty has assured the families of murder victims that the court will still have the discretionary powers to decide on whether to impose the sentence.The statement is in response to views expressed by the
Sixth attempt in the last dozen years is expected to succeedLawmakers on Tuesday took the first step toward repealing the death penalty in Colorado.Lead sponsors Sens. Julie Gonzales, D-Denver, and Jack Tate, R-Centennial, introduced the repeal bill, which calls for capital punishment to be
Anyone who commits heinous crimes like the Nirbhaya case deserves to be hanged, says Pawan Jallad, an executioner from Meerut.5 years after '93 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon was executed, India will again witness the use of capital punishment on January 22, when the four convicts of the 2012