Death Penalty

01/13/2003

(EU) EU/DEATH PENALTY/UNITED STATES

13/01/2003 (Agence Europe) - "Don't touch Cain", the association for a universal moratorium on capital executions, welcomes the decision of the outgoing governor of Illinois, George Ryan, to commute all 150 death sentences issued in that State. This
01/12/2003

HANDS OFF CAIN PROPOSES HONORARY PRESIDENCY TO OUTGOING ILLINOIS GOVERNOR

Hands Off Cain is well aware that George Ryan is not an abolitionist. However we recognise his great merit in being the first governor of a US state to introduce, three years ago, a legal moratorium on executions. In appreciation of this initiative,
12/05/2002

SAVE ELENA TIMCHENKO: ELENA DRAPEKO, HONOURED ACTRESS OF THE RSFSR, DEPUTY OF THE STATE DUMA, SIGNED THE APPEAL TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION FOR SALVATION OF RUSSIAN CITIZEN SENTENCED IN CHINA TO DEATH PENALTY FOR HEROIN SMUGGLING

Yesterday, December 4, honoured actress of the RSFSR (we'll name only one her role - Liza Brichkina in the film "Dawns are Serene Here"), deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (Agrarian and Industrial deputy group
11/21/2002

Twelve killed in Miss World riots

At least 12 people have been killed in the Nigerian city of Kaduna after protests against next month's Miss World beauty competition descended into bloody violence. Many more are also believed to have died, after thousands of Muslim youths rampaged
11/21/2002

China's Judicial Killing Machine.

Fifteen thousand people were put to death for alleged crimes in China every year between 1998 and 2001. The figure is staggering, more than four times the highest Western estimates of the annual judicial carnage in China and higher than at any time s
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