AP photo By Hazel Speed Ruth Ellis was the last person to hang in England (in 1955), and even then, there are those who think she was not guilty of the crime or that at worst, it was manslaughter but then again she may have been protecting someone else, the real murderer.
Posts Tagged ‘Death Penalty’
By Amnesty International The number of executions around the world last year fell by more than a third compared to the previous year, human rights NGO Amnesty International stated, with 1,032 executions in 23 countries in 2016 compared to 1,634 in 25 countries in 2015.
AAP photo By Sheuli Akter Bangladesh has hanged Islamist party leader Mir Quasem Ali for war crimes committed during the 1971 war of independence.
AP photo By Sheuli Akter Bangladesh’s apex court has paved the way for the execution of an influential Islamist party leader for 1971 war crimes.
By Amnesty International The Philippines’ new President Rodrigo Duterte must fulfil his inauguration pledge to uphold the country’s commitment to international law and lead a break with the country’s poor human rights record, human rights NGO Amnesty International have stated.
By Sheuli Akter Bangladesh’s apex court has dismissed the final review petition of the country’s largest Islamist party chief paving the way for his execution.
By Anant Mishra Crime and Violence have somehow taken a more positive image amongst society. They are seen as a means of strength, power and most disturbing of all, honour.
By Sylvain Muyali The Crown, represented by attorney General Thimoté Mukutu of the Congolese army (FARDC), rose this Friday, November 7th to seek the death penalty for participating in a terrorist movement.