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Capital Punishment: Dying Out but Still Killing #deathpenalty

Posted: 28/06/2013 , huffingtonpost It’s a loose comparison, but sometimes I think that people who get executed these days are like those killed right at the end of a war. Another day, another month … and they might survived. I say… Continue Reading →

US death row author William Van Poyck executed #deathpenalty

AP | Jun 13, 2013, 07.07 AM IST STARKE, FLORIDA: A US man who orchestrated a deadly prison van ambush in 1987 in an attempt to free a prisoner has been executed. William Van Poyck died on Wednesday evening by injection at the… Continue Reading →

Abolitionists hold conference in Spain #Deathpenalty

Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Gail Alexander Only for the most extreme cases. That’s part of Government’s continuing stance on the death penalty, which remains on T&T law books and which currently applies to 30 persons on Death Row—including one female. Speaking… Continue Reading →

Uphold #FOE, Condemn Fabricated cases against Film and Media persons in Kerala

ViBGYOR Film Collective condemns the fabricated charges leveled against five reputed Cultural, film and media persons of Kerala. Kerala police has charged cases against K.P Sasi, the renowned Film maker and activist, I Shanmukhadas, a well known Film Critic, Prasannakumar… Continue Reading →

#India – Why the #deathpenalty must end

June 5, 2013   Kanimozhi, The Hindu Lawmakers are eager to appear resolute in the fight against crime, but seem to forget that certainty of punishment, not severity, is the real deterrent “An eye for an eye makes the whole… Continue Reading →

Taiwan compensates trio after 11 years on death row

 10 Apr 2013 , Channel NewsAsia Taiwan will pay a total of Tw$15 million compensation to three men who spent more than 11 years on death row before their acquittal in one of the island’s most controversial murder trials, a court… Continue Reading →

Amnesty International Reports on Death Penalty Trends

By RICK GLADSTONE Published: April 9, 2013 At least four countries that had not used the death penalty in some time — India, Japan, Pakistan and Gambia — resumed doing so last year, the rights organization Amnesty International says in its annual compilation… Continue Reading →

#India- Observe 23-30 March week -unconditional release of political prisoners and repealing draconian laws #AFPSA

COMMITTEE FOR THE RELEASE OF POLITICAL PRISONERS 185/3, FOURTH FLOOR, ZAKIR NAGAR, NEW DELHI-110025 ON MARCH 23—BHAGAT SINGH, SUKHDEV AND RAJGURU’S MARTYRDOM DAY OBSERVE THE WEEK 23-30 MARCH  FOR THE UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS! TO REPEAL ALL DRACONIAN… Continue Reading →

Status of #Death Penalty Worldwide #mustshare

  March 12, 2013 ,http://www.srai.org   According to Amnesty International, 140 countries have abolished the death penalty. In 2012, only one country, Latvia, abolished the death penalty for all crimes. In 2011, 21 countries around the world were known to… Continue Reading →

The disturbing truth about an execution #Afzalguru #deathpenalty

USHA RAMANATHAN, The Hindu March 13,2012     By hanging Afzal Guru secretly so that he could not approach the courts, and ignoring the pending case that could have affected his sentence, the Home Minister acted illegally On March 6,… Continue Reading →

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