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  • Amnesty International Condemns Jordan for Executing Terrorists

    02/04/2015 4:27:54 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 48 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/2/15 | Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin
    Amnesty International has condemned Jordan for executing Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists in "revenge" for the group burning Jordanian pilot Maaz al-Kassasbeh alive on camera. “The Jordanian authorities are rightly horrified by this utterly reprehensible killing but the response should never be to resort to the death penalty, which itself is the ultimate cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment," Philip Luther, director of AI's Middle East and North Africa Program, stated Wednesday. "The death penalty should also not be used as a tool for revenge. The ISIS’s gruesome tactics must not be allowed to fuel a bloody cycle of reprisal executions.” .....
  • Florida set to execute man who has been on death row for 22 years for......

    11/12/2014 4:17:18 PM PST · by Morgana · 52 replies
    MailOnline ^ | 12 November 2014 | Associated Press Reporter
    FULL TITLE: Florida set to execute man who has been on death row for 22 years for raping and murdering his 10-year-old stepdaughter and her mother A Florida Panhandle man is set to be executed tomorrow for raping and murdering his 10-year-old stepdaughter 22 years ago, just minutes after he killed her mother. Chadwick Banks, 43, is scheduled to die at 6pm Thursday at Florida State Prison in Starke for the 1992 slaying of Melody Cooper, who was found on her knees naked from the waist down and her body slumped on her bed at their Gadsden County trailer home....
  • Hamas Executed Dozens of Terror Tunnel Excavators

    08/11/2014 3:03:51 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 27 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | 11/8/14 | Shalom Bear
    Photo Over the past few weeks, Hamas executed dozens of tunnel excavators, according to a Mako report. A source in Gaza, familiar with the tunnel industry, told Mako that Hamas suspected these tunnel diggers had information on the location on the tunnels, including their entrances and exits. Hamas was afraid the diggers could have passed the information on these tunnel to Israel. The source said that most of the workers who dug the tunnels did not know their actual locations. Truckloads of blindfolded workers were brought inside buildings, and searched to make sure they had no phones, cameras or GPS...
  • Texas set to execute aspiring rapper for murdering studio manager

    03/19/2014 10:16:06 AM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 87 replies
    MSN News/Reuters ^ | March 19, 2014 | Reuters
    AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas is set to execute on Wednesday an aspiring rap musician who was convicted of slitting the throat and stabbing to death a music studio owner in San Antonio so that he could rob him of equipment.
  • Arizona jury to consider again death penalty for Jodi Arias in September

    03/17/2014 6:33:14 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 44 replies
    MSN News ^ | March 17 2014 | David Schwartz
    PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona judge on Monday set a September court date to try again to determine whether convicted murderer Jodi Arias will be put to death for killing her ex-boyfriend nearly six years ago, court officials said. Arias was convicted by a jury in May 2013 of murdering Travis Alexander, whose body was found slumped in the shower of his suburban Phoenix home in June 2008. He had been stabbed multiple times, shot in the face and had his throat slashed. But the jury deadlocked on whether the former California waitress should be executed or face life in...
  • Texas prepares to execute 500th inmate

    06/25/2013 8:29:28 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 32 replies
    MyFoxHouston ^ | Jun 25, 2013 6:49 PM CDT | MICHAEL GRACZYK
    On Wednesday, barring a reprieve, Kimberly McCarthy will become the 500th convicted killer in Texas to receive a lethal injection. [...] The death penalty is on the books in 32 states. On average, Texas executes an inmate about every three weeks. The murderer: Kimberly McCarthy
  • Syria threatens to execute 'terrorists' under new law

    12/20/2011 5:35:04 AM PST · by Libloather · 8 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/20/11 | Saad Abedine and Kindah Shair
    Syria threatens to execute 'terrorists' under new lawFrom Saad Abedine and Kindah Shair, CNN updated 8:12 AM EST, Tue December 20, 2011 (CNN) -- Syria will execute anyone who participates in terrorist acts or distributes weapons, state television announced Tuesday, in the latest escalation against an uprising the United Nations estimates has claimed about 5,000 lives since March. The announcement comes as two opposition groups claimed that more than 100 people were killed Monday, which would be the single deadliest known day of the protests against President Bashar al-Assad's government. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that dozens of...
  • Feds execute search warrants at Calif. solar firm

    09/08/2011 9:05:54 AM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/8/11 | ap
    <p>FREMONT, Calif. (AP) - FBI agents executed search warrants on Thursday at the headquarters of California solar firm Solyndra, which received a $535 million loan from the federal government before filing for bankruptcy last week.</p> <p>Agents executed multiple search warrants at the company's headquarters in Fremont as part of an investigation with the Department of Energy's Office of Inspector General, according to FBI spokesman Peter Lee. Lee said he could not provide details about the investigation.</p>
  • Alleged Fort Hood shooter ruled 'sane': source

    01/26/2011 7:05:51 PM PST · by ColdOne · 59 replies
    AFP ^ | January 26th 2011 | Sig Christenson
    KILLEEN, Texas — The US Army psychiatrist charged with killing 13 people in a shooting spree on a Texas army base has been ruled sane and thus fit for trial, a source familiar with the case said. The ruling by a group of medical experts, called a sanity board, opens the door for a court martial that could end in the execution of Major Nidal Hasan, who was paralyzed from the neck down during the November 5, 2009 massacre. Neither prosecutors nor retired Army Colonel John Galligan, a veteran military lawyer representing Hasan, 40, would confirm the board's decision.
  • Oklahoma to consider executing death row inmates with drugs vets use to put down animals

    11/10/2010 8:57:04 AM PST · by Niuhuru · 91 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 8:39 AM on 10th November 2010 | Daniel Bates
    The state of Oklahoma is planning to execute death row inmates with drugs intended for use on animals. Lawmakers want to switch away from the only brand of anaesthetic that has been used in the US for lethal injections because there is not enough to go around. The replacement is likely to attract controversy because it is currently used by vets to anesthetise animals for operations. Other states are watching closely and may well follow suit, but such a move is likely to face a challenge from human rights groups to ensure that it is safe to use.
  • Connecticut massacre killer faces execution

    10/05/2010 1:16:14 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 20 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5th October 2010 | David Gardner
    A crack addict was found guilty today of carrying out a nightmare home invasion that lead to the brutal deaths of a mother and her two young daughters. Steven Hayes was convicted of six capital crimes, all of which are punishable by death. The 47-year-old career criminal was found guilty of 16 of 17 charges, including the murder of Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters Hayley, seventeen, and Michaela, eleven.
  • 29 people to be executed tomorrow in Karaj, Iran!

    07/03/2009 11:08:24 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 17 replies · 876+ views
    Revolutionary Road ^ | Saturday, July 4, 2009 | Saeed Valadbaygi
    According to news received by the International Committee against Executions, 29 people are to be executed tomorrow, Saturday, in Ghezal Hesar prison in Karaj. It has been reported that the 29 have been separated from other prisoners. There is no information on their charges. The executions are being carried out in order to intimidate people and is directed at the protesting people of Iran.
  • Iran election: Mir-Hossein Mousavi tells supporters to keep protesting

    07/02/2009 9:23:30 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 2 replies · 310+ views
    The Daily Telegraph Co. UK ^ | Published: 12:15PM BST 30 Jun 2009 | Damien McElroy, Foreign Affairs Correspondent
    Mir-Hossein Mousavi, the leading challenger to Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has issued a fresh call to his supporters to maintain peaceful protests after the government confirmed the result of the disputed election.
  • Texas executes man who killed clerk during robbery

    05/20/2009 12:27:33 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 8 replies · 665+ views ^ | Tue May 19, | MICHAEL GRACZYK
    HUNTSVILLE, Texas – A man who fatally stabbed a convenience store clerk during a robbery 23 years ago apologized repeatedly to her relatives and to his mother before he was executed Tuesday. "I know I hurt you very bad," Michael Lynn Riley said to his victim's relatives, including her two daughters and husband. "I want you to know I'm sorry." Brandy Oaks said she accepted Riley's apology and was pleased to hear it. She was 4 when her mother, Wynona Harris, was killed. "This is a difficult day and there are no winners on either side," Oaks said. "Her spirit...
  • Anthropologist attacked in Afghanistan has died from burns; man accused of executing the attacker

    01/10/2009 4:25:24 PM PST · by BBell · 64 replies · 2,453+ views
    Times Picayune ^ | January 09, 2009, 11:15 AM
    McLEAN, Va. -- An anthropologist has died of burns she got when was set on fire in Afghanistan in an attack that authorities say prompted her fellow contractor, a New Orleans resident, to kill an Afghan man. Greg Caires, a spokesman for military contractor BAE Systems, says Paula Loyd died Wednesday at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio more than two months after she was doused with fuel. The 36-year-old suffered burns over 60 percent of her body. Loyd's job with BAE was to help U.S. soldiers navigate local culture. One of Loyd's colleagues has been charged with second-degree...
  • Moslem Cleric Sheikh Salih al-Fawzan : ‘Execute’ all TV fortune-tellers

    09/16/2008 3:35:19 PM PDT · by mosquewatch · 12 replies · 246+ views
    Rapidtvnews ^ | 9-16-2008 | Chris Forrester
    A Moslem cleric, Sheikh Salih al-Fawzan, a senior Islamic preacher, has said that all TV fortune-tellers (which the BBC Monitoring service translates as “sorcerers”) should be executed. Sheikh Salih al-Fawzan is quoted as saying that if these people appearing on many Arabic TV channels prove to be sorcerers, “they will be committing a sin and violating the Holy Book, the Sunnah and the consensus of Muslims”.
  • US set to execute Mexican in defiance of international court

    08/05/2008 12:41:04 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 433 replies · 431+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 8/5/08 | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon issued a last-minute appeal to the United States Tuesday to halt the scheduled execution of a Mexican national sentenced to death for murder in defiance of an International Court of Justice (ICJ) order. Jose Ernesto Medellin, 33, was due to be executed by lethal injection at 2300 GMT in the state of Texas. He was convicted of the 1993 rape and murder of two teenagers and is one 51 Mexican nationals on death row in the United States. Less than 12 hours before Medellin's planned execution, Ban called on the US government...
  • AP Photographer Shoots Photos and Snuff Video of Taliban Executing Two Women. And Does Nothing.

    07/14/2008 12:50:13 PM PDT · by Bill Dupray · 53 replies · 2,218+ views
    The Patriot Room ^ | July 14, 2008 | Bill Dupray
    Hey, at least he got the shot, right? Isn't that all that matters? I mean come on, he's a photo-journalist for goodness sake. He can't inject himself into the story. That would be a breach of journalistic ethics. A real credit to his profession, this guy. Photos, but no video.
  • The Ability to Execute (Romney v. Clinton)

    10/23/2007 6:40:27 AM PDT · by Reaganesque · 18 replies · 24+ views ^ | 10/22/07 | Justin Hart
    October 22, 2007 The Ability to Execute Regardless of what you think about “Romney the candidate”… “Romney the campaign” is unmatched in its ability to execute. Take this last week for example. Think of it in terms of a business case study, outlining the “challenge”, proposing a “solution”, targeting specific “benefits” and measuring “results”.CHALLENGE: Disolve concerns about Mitt’s Mormonism among Conservative Evangelicals.SOLUTION: Highlight the Governor as the only leading candidate meeting 100% of the SoCon values and win endorsements from leading Evangelicals leading up to the seminal pre-primary “Values Voters” conference. BENEFITS: Develop day after day endorsements followed by a...
  • US Ambassador Jones: 'Be Happy We Didn't Execute Pollard'

    05/21/2007 4:13:41 PM PDT · by Nachum · 62 replies · 1,272+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | May 22, '07 | Hillel Fendel
    ( Pollard supporters are enraged at US Ambassador to Israel Richard Jones for his remarks Monday morning, implying that Jonathan Pollard committed treason or sold US secrets to Israel. Speaking at a conference at Bar Ilan University on Israeli-American relations, Jones said, "Pollard took money and sold out his country... The fact that he wasn't executed shows that he was treated mercifully." "Malicious incitement against both Jonathan and Israel" is how an infuriated Esther Pollard, Jonathan's wife, described it. "For one thing," she told Arutz-7, "the U.S. has no death penalty for the charge on which Jonathan was accused or...
  • Supreme Court debates the way that states execute killers

    04/26/2006 8:55:48 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 59 replies · 1,157+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 4/26/06 | Gina Holland - ap
    Supreme Court justices clashed on Wednesday over how states execute killers, with one court member saying current lethal-injection drugs would not be used on cats and dogs and a second arguing that executions do not have to be pain-free. The court blocked Florida, at the last minute, from executing Clarence Hill in January, as Hill lay on a gurney with IV lines in his arms. The justices took up his case with a lively and sometimes contentious discussion about the way states carry out capital punishment. The court's ruling will determine whether inmates can file last-minute civil rights challenges claiming...
  • Taliban Execute Teacher In Front Of His Pupils For Educating Girls

    12/16/2005 5:55:11 PM PST · by blam · 65 replies · 3,541+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 12-17-2005 | Tom Coghlan
    Taliban execute teacher in front of his pupils for educating girls By Tom Coghlan in Kabul (Filed: 17/12/2005) Taliban insurgents in southern Afghanistan have executed a school teacher in front of his pupils for refusing to comply with warnings to stop educating girls. The attack took place on Thursday at a secondary school in Nadi Ali district, Helmand province, the scene of many Taliban attacks in recent months, according to the police, who learned of the incident yesterday. About 4,000 British troops will be deployed to the province in April to combat an increasingly confident insurgency. Pupils at the school...
  • Save Tookie? Read this first!!!

    10/31/2005 4:22:21 PM PST · by Imnotalib · 13 replies · 740+ views
    ...just who is Stanley "Tookie" Williams? Williams, now in his 50s is currently on California's Death Row. It was in his teenage years that Williams befriended Raymond "Truck" Washington and several others local teens in the neighborhood. Williams has similar interest as the other group, including avoiding school, running the streets, drinking and at the age 13, sniffing glue. On February 28, 1979, around 4 AM, Williams had his eye on a 7-Eleven store. After two already unsuccessful robbery attempts, Williams found the store clerk, Albert Owens, out front sweeping the parking lot. Owens, who now would have been a...
  • Why does the media insist that a cold-blooded murderer....always be referred to as a “journalist”?

    03/11/2005 1:40:48 PM PST · by ChildOfThe60s · 17 replies · 1,004+ views
    Louisiana-Legal ^ | January 11th, 2005 | LA-Legal
    Why does the media insist that a cold-blooded murderer who should have been executed decades ago always be referred to as a “journalist”? You will find no references to Wilbert Rideau that do not use the term as almost part of his name: “Journalist Wilbert Rideau”, for example. The truth is still that Rideau robbed a bank, kidnapped three tellers, and cold-bloodedly murdered one as she begged for her life. He tried to kill the others, but they survived. Only by a fluke of legal luck was he not executed back when the crime happened in 1961. Now, the defense...
  • Abbas to Execute 15 Palestinian 'Collaborators'

    03/03/2005 5:17:54 PM PST · by Nate1984 · 13 replies · 970+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Mar. 3, 2005 | KHALED ABU TOAMEH
    The Palestinian Authority has decided to resume executions of prisoners on death row for the first time since August 2002, with 15 due to be carried out by the end of the month, a senior PA official in the Gaza Strip announced Thursday. At least half of the inmates were convicted of "collaboration" with Israel, while the others were found guilty of murder in criminally-motivated offences. Saeb al-Kidwa, head of the PA military courts, said 15 prisoners currently on death row "will be executed during this month." He said PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas was expected to approve the executions soon...
  • Petition murderers of Iranian teenagers

    12/12/2004 7:30:55 PM PST · by Critical Bill · 2 replies · 186+ views
    critical bill ^ | 12 Dec | cottonfever
    Communique (petition)The Islamic Republic of Iran once again demonstrates its contempt for human rights by sentencing three more teenagers to death. Not content with the merciless recent execution of the sixteen year old Atefeh Rajabi , the Iranian authorities plan to execute Ali M, Morteza F and Milad B – all of whom are under the age of eighteen and are currently in detention. Execution of children is prohibited by Article 37 of the International Human Rights (Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989). We, the undersigned, express our unreserved condemnation of these executions, and call upon human rights...

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 735 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Vanity, but was very good for me

    10/30/2004 10:14:55 PM PDT · by jdluntjr · 9 replies · 330+ views
    This came to me in prayer at a worship service tonight For those of you who believe God still speaks today, here's what I believe he said to me.
  • China executes bank staff for fraud

    09/14/2004 12:32:14 PM PDT · by Mr. K · 44 replies · 1,356+ views
    CNN Money ^ | Reuters
    BEIJING (Reuters) - China executed four people, including employees of two of its Big Four state-owned banks, for fraud totaling $15 million, the state Xinhua news agency said Tuesday. The executions occurred in the midst a high-profile government campaign against financial crime. They followed a string of arrests in white-collar crime as China prepares to sell shares publicly in its big banks.
  • Speaking Ill of the Dead--The Media Treatment of Nick Berg and Pat Tillman

    05/19/2004 12:44:28 PM PDT · by DocFarmer · 24 replies · 408+ views ^ | 19 May 2004 | Doc Farmer
    Speaking Ill of the Dead--The Media Treatment of Nick Berg and Pat TillmanPosted by Doc Farmer Wednesday, May 19, 2004 My column last week was written before the news about the horrific slaughter of Nick Berg, an innocent American contractor. I had commented on the stupidity and cowardice of the mainstream (see also: lib/dem/soc/commie) media, their fear of us doing anything remotely discomforting in this, or any, war. However, Mr. Berg’s tragic demise brought into focus the true problem of the media. Their complicity with the enemies of America. I’ve seen the video. I made a point to watch it....
  • Americans Held Hostage in Colombia: History Channel Interrogation Tapes

    10/10/2003 12:17:00 AM PDT · by JimRic54 · 13 replies · 377+ views
    History Channel ^ | 10/10/2003 | History Channel February 12, 2003 a Pentagon-owned Cessna went down in the jungle of southern Colombia. Found near the crash site were the bullet-ridden bodies of a Colombian crewmember and the American pilot. Three other Americans who were aboard the plane were nowhere to be found. Seen for the first time since their abduction, the three American hostages, flanked by guerrilla soldiers with semi-automatic weapons and looking physically strong after nearly six months in captivity, are seen in a new documentary titled, Held Hostage in Colombia. The film is produced and directed by American filmmakers Karin Hayes and Victoria Bruce, along...
  • Amnesty International? Try Travesty International Instead

    06/02/2003 6:28:16 AM PDT · by DocFarmer · 13 replies · 264+ views
    ChronWatch ^ | 31 May 2003 | Doc Farmer
    "Amnesty International? Try Travesty International Instead" Posted by Doc Farmer Saturday, May 31, 2003 Here's a newsflash. Amnesty International, that lib/dem/soc/commie group of pantywaists who complain about torture but do nothing to stop it, have declared that the U.S. has made the world more dangerous because of our war against terrorism. Their grasp of logic even weaker than the Venus de Milo's grasp of a basketball, ain't it? Amnesty International's latest drift into the realm of fantasy is entombed in their latest release, ( which states that, shock of shocks, it's All America's Fault. Our war against terrorism, our war...
  • China Threatens to Execute SARS Spreaders

    05/15/2003 8:37:31 PM PDT · by jwalburg · 2 replies · 150+ views
    AP ^ | May 15, 2003 | AUDRA ANG
    BEIJING - China on Thursday threatened execution for people who knowingly spread the SARS virus and cause death or serious injury, as the government attempted to force compliance with quarantines and other measures to stop the disease. The warning from the country's Supreme Court came as the Health Ministry reported 52 new cases of SARS infection on the mainland - the lowest daily increase since April. Four new fatalities were also reported, raising the mainland's death toll from severe acute respiratory syndrome to 271. In Hong Kong, where 234 people have succumbed to the disease, the World Health Organization said...
  • Iraq executes Baath officials

    03/28/2003 11:59:10 AM PST · by Diddley · 62 replies · 325+ views
    UPI ^ | Mar 28, 2003 | Staff
    BEIRUT, Lebanon, March 28 (UPI) -- Iraqi commander Ali Hassan al-Majeed ordered seven Baath officials in Basra executed on charges of "treason," Lebanon's al-Mustaqbal newspaper reported Friday. The newspaper also said al-Majeed dismissed the Baath party leader and replaced the military commander.
  • Texas undeterred by Illinois' ripple effect

    01/19/2003 4:00:12 AM PST · by Houmatt · 10 replies · 366+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Jan. 18, 2003, 10:11PM | BILL MURPHY
    Texas put two men to death last week and has 16 more scheduled for injection by the end of April, putting the state on a record-setting pace at a time when capital punishment has come under increased scrutiny elsewhere. Even as the decision to empty Illinois' death row continues to reverberate, and as the Texas Legislature prepares to deal with a new U.S. Supreme Court prohibition on executing the mentally retarded, the Lone Star state's death penalty system churns forward with machine-like efficiency. "We're seeing people coming through at a quicker pace," said Larry Fitzgerald, spokesman for the Texas Department...
  • Rudy: It's Personal - Let me Execute Bin Laden, says Giuliani in new book

    09/29/2002 5:39:28 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 30 replies · 260+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 09/29/2002 | DAVID SALTONSTALL and LISA L. COLANGELO
    If Osama Bin Laden is ever caught alive, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani has one wish: He wants to be the one to execute the terrorist. In his new book, "Leadership," Giuliani revealed how he asked President Bush - three days after the Sept. 11 terror attacks - if he could be the executioner. "What can I do for you?" Bush had asked. "I told him, 'If you catch this guy, Bin Laden, I would like to be the one to execute him.' "I am sure he thought I was just speaking rhetorically," Giuliani wrote. "But I was serious. Bin Laden...