Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancee demands access to his body

    Saudi Arabia has admitted Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul. Image shows Jamal Khashoggi and his fiancee, Hatice Cengiz Khashoggi was a Saudi writer, US resident, and Washington Post columnist. He entered the building on October 2 to obtain documentation certifying he had divorced his ex-wife so he … Continue reading Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancee demands access to his body

You see, I keep just hanging on

  ...When hanging was the sentence, on conviction, for crimes - in these days termed offences - which are no punished by imprisonment, some judges from meting out the sentence of death almost indiscriminately came to be known as "hanging judges." Justice Page was one of them. When he was decrepit he perpetrated a joke against … Continue reading You see, I keep just hanging on

UN Chief says death penalty for terrorism is often unfair

Death sentences for terrorism are often handed down after unfair trials by special courts that disrespect human rights and the rule of law, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Monday in remarks commemorating World Day Against the Death Penalty. Image shows the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. According to a report from The Associated Press, … Continue reading UN Chief says death penalty for terrorism is often unfair

Egyptian Court sentences 2 Al-Jazeera employees to death

An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced six people, including two Al-Jazeera employees, to death for allegedly passing documents related to national security to Qatar and the Doha-based TV network during the rule of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Image: Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. Morsi, the top defendant, and two of his aides were sentenced to … Continue reading Egyptian Court sentences 2 Al-Jazeera employees to death

Executions down, but not for Juvenile Offenders

The  year 2014 has a mixed record on death penalty. Executions declined globally from 2013 to 2014 is a sign as well as a positive result from public opposition that has continued to build up around the world against capital punishment. Yet, a few countries that continue to impose the death penalty handed down more such sentences. … Continue reading Executions down, but not for Juvenile Offenders

Homophobic ISIS Throws A Man From Roof Top.

Horrific pictures from homophobic ISIS fighters have emerged online showing an execution where a man alleged to be a homosexual is thrown off a building. The accused man gets blindfolded, bound and is dressed in black as he is led to the edge of the 10-storey building like a sheep to the slaughter. Masked and … Continue reading Homophobic ISIS Throws A Man From Roof Top.

Taiwan: Beheading of Girl Sparks Anger.

After the brutal beheading of a 4-year-old girl in Taiwan. There has been calls on the government to effect a greater use of the death penalty for capital offenses as the island mourns. The attacker Wang Ching-yu, 33, is said to have grabbed the 4-year-old girl as she and her mother rode on a bike … Continue reading Taiwan: Beheading of Girl Sparks Anger.