Piece by piece, the death penalty continues to fall apart. Last week, the Florida Supreme Court invalidated between 150 and 200 death sentences — nearly half of all those in the state.
Author: Kushi Amlak-Sakhu
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the formation of the Black Panther Party. The Black Panther’s iconic legacy continues to inspire, teach and resonate with millions across the world.
Texas executions and death sentences are occurring at the lowest rate in decades, according to a report from the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.
Two years to the day after a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict the cop who killed Eric Garner, The Rev. Al Sharpton demanded the City Council pass a bill illegalizing the chokehold maneuver the officer employed.
Take a look at the new gallery of images from the United Families & Friends Campaign annual rally and protest that took place in October 2016. Many thanks for contributions from INQUEST and Wasi Daniju.
While the police killing of eight undertrials who had escaped from Bhopal Central Jail on Tuesday has been surrounded by a fog of claims, counterclaims and feints, the incident continues a long established trend of encounter killings in India.
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Support for the death penalty for convicted murderers is the lowest it’s been since President Richard Nixon was in office, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.