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Stop celebrations, think: Feminist group comments on Nirbhaya rapists’ execution

WHY SAHELI, A WOMEN’S GROUP, CONDEMNS THE HANGING OF THE DECEMBER 2012 CONVICTS. Asks the country to stop the celebrations and start thinking! 20th March 2020 As a women’s group that has been fighting violence against women for decades, seeking… Continue Reading →

STOP SEXUAL VIOLENCE ON HEALTH WORKERS Statement on the Rape and Murder of Dr. Priyanka Reddy, India

Statement Issued by: The Network: TUFH and Women and Health Together for the Future We, the undersigned medical students, health professionals, academics, activists, and progressive groups around the world, are outraged by the rape and murder of Veterinary Doctor Priyanka… Continue Reading →

Walking dead too long – #deathpenalty

Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Sep 4, 2014,  By:Somasekhar Sundaresan Lengthy process of implementing death sentence doesn’t function as retribution or deterrence The Supreme Court has ruled that it would start a new tradition of hearing in open court, petitions seeking review of… Continue Reading →

Should death penalty go? Law panel begins review

Shibu Thomas,TNN | Aug 25, 2014, 01.33 AM IS The move comes close on the heels of the Supreme Court commuting the death sentence of 19 persons after their mercy pleas were rejected since January this year. MUMBAI: Almost half a century… Continue Reading →

Temporary high court relief for sisters on death row

Swati Deshpande,TNN | Aug 21, 2014,  The high court on Wednesday came to the temporary rescue of the two sisters from Kolhapur on death row. RELATED MUMBAI: The high court on Wednesday came to the temporary rescue of the two sisters from Kolhapur on… Continue Reading →

Death Penalty: Is it Justice or Human Right Violation?

By Mousumi Roy 08 August, 2014 Countercurrents.org Shocking lawlessness, bribery, sex crimes, murders etc do happen in many countries. But the manner in which these are happening in India in recent years and are rising alarmingly causing great concern. Major… Continue Reading →

India – Bill to Award #DeathPenalty to Hijackers May be Tabled in Parliament #WTFnews

All India | Press Trust of India | Updated: August 03, 2014 Reuters Representational Image New Delhi:  Almost 15 years after the Kandahar hijack, a bill to award the death penalty to hijackers is likely to be brought to Parliament soon. The bill would… Continue Reading →

#DeathPenalty Is Incompatible With Human Dignity

By Charles J. Ogletree Jr., The Washington Post 19 July 14  have wondered countless times over the past 30 years whether I would live to see the end of the death penalty in the United States. I now know that… Continue Reading →

Law Commission Report on #DeathPenalty

A Chance to Overcome Incoherence in Indian Jurisprudence? EPW Vol – XLIX No. 29, July 19, 2014 | Suhrith Parthasarathy Indian jurisprudence is at a place today where we are neither sure of the deterrent effect of the death penalty nor as… Continue Reading →

Lanka rights body recommends abolition of #deathpenalty

They proposed that death sentences given to convicts be commuted to life imprisonment Press Trust of India  |Colombo  July 11, 2014 Last Updated at 14:22 IST Sri Lanka‘s top rights body has recommended the government to abolish capital punishment. In a report handed… Continue Reading →

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