53-year-old Romell Broom wept and tried to help his executioners find a vein, only to leave the death chamber alive. This isn’t “cruel and unusual punishment”?
Five years after his execution in Texas, Cameron Todd Willingham is back in the news. A recent article in The New Yorker magazine establishes that evidence used to convict Willingham for setting a fire that killed his three children was based on junk science.
New Report Shows that Cameron Todd Willingham, executed in Texas in 2004, was Innocent. “There can no longer be any doubt that an innocent person has been executed.The question now turns to how we can stop it from happening again”
China is home to about one-fifth of the world’s population and is one of the oldest civilisations, going back several millennia, with a complex history of essentially all the modes of governance.
On Wednesday 14th September 2005, Frances Newton became the third woman to die in Texas’ death chamber since executions resumed in 1982, and the first black woman to be executed in the state since the Civil War.
This is a segment from CNN Saturday Night. Rick Sanchez explores the reasons behind the wide disparity in the number of women vs. men given the death penalty in the United States.
Stop Child Executions sadly regrets to confirm that the Iranian female juvenile Delara Darabi was executed early morning today in the prison yard of the northern city of Rasht, Iran.
Paintings of Delara Darabi, an Iranian girl executed in Iran in violation of United Nations Convention on The Rights of The Child. On 1st May 2009, Delara Darabi, Iranian painter, 23 years old, was executed in prison despite a suspension for two months.