Annual report on the death penalty in Iran 2011

As the Iranian authorities continue the crackdown of the dissidents and the civil society, Iran Human Rights (IHR) presents its annual report on the death penalty in 2011 in Iran. The report was presented in press conferences at the Italian Senate, Paris City Hall and University of Oslo las week. Introduction: The execution wave that [...]

Krugersdorp families feel unsafe amidst waves of cruelties

Freedom Front Plus member Jaco Mulder Eric Nkuna and Fortunato Simbine -who had been attacking and terrorising Afrikaner families on Krugersdorp’s smallholdingings throughout 2009– yesterday were found guilty of four charges of housebreaking and armed robbery: Eric Nkuna also was found guilty of executing Afrikaner family-man Juan van Eeden, 28, in Noordheuwel on 10 October [...]

Five people were executed in Iran

Five people were hanged in two different Iranian prisons reported the Iranian state media. According to the state run Iranian news agency Fars, two prisoners were hanged in the prison of Qom (south of Tehran) yesterday morning November 11. The prisoners were identified as “J. S.” (67 years old) convicted of carrying 13 kilos and [...]

Saudi Arabia executes 8 Bangladeshi migrants, despite mercy appeal

Saudi Arabian authority beheaded by sword 8 Bangladesh born migrants in capital Riyadh on Friday amidst protest by Amnesty International (AI). The authorities in Bangladesh embassy in Riyadh confirmed their execution. The Labour Counsellor of the mission Harun-or Rashid said that the slain convicts were buried in Saudi Arabia. Promptly the London based rights group [...]

Gambia: Ex Police Chief Slam with Life imprisonment on robbery charges

Former Inspector General of Police Ensa Badjie was last Friday found guilty on robbery-related offences by the Special Criminal Court, which convicted and sentenced him to life imprisonment. He was found guilty of seven out of 12 charges filed against him by the state prosecutors in May 2010, after his arrest in March of the [...]

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