Sunday, July 05, 2015

♥ Thank you, Greece ♥

Greeks say No to hypocrisy
and Yes to Democracy !!!!!

with this huge lesson of Courage and Dignity,
European History has been made Today !!!!!

Thank you & Congratulations, Greece

Greece votes in bailout referendum: LIVE

Greece votes in bailout referendum 
© RT News

Saturday, July 04, 2015

With Greece We Stand !!!!!

Fly Free !!!!!
In Solidarity !!!!!

From 'historic vote' for Greece's Syriza to #Greferendum

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Who Says Words with My Mouth

Who Says Words with My Mouth was written in the 13th century by the Sufi mystic poet Jalal ad-Din Rumi and translated and recited in our film by Coleman Barks. 

Coleman Barks 

truly a must !!!!!

First Half of 2015: 570 Prisoners Hanged to Death in Iran

USA » July/Dec. 2015 - scheduled executions

July/December - 2015 

14 - David Zink - Missouri * 
16 - Clifton Williams - Texas * 

12 - Daniel Lopez - Texas * 
26 - Bernardo Tercero - Texas * 

2 - Joe Garza - Texas * 

6 - Juan Garcia - Texas * 
14 - Licho Escamilla - Texas * 

 as of June 29, before the USSC decision.

* serious dates 

info by Rick Halperin and i .... thanks, my dear friend !!!!!

Recent State Killings & stays » 
January/June 2015 

Kill Death Penalty NOW !!!!!

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Justice Breyer Resurrects an Old Debate: Is the Death Penalty Constitutional?

Justice Breyer Resurrects an Old Debate: Is the Death Penalty Constitutional? 
The liberal justice wrote that the death penalty is unreliable, arbitrary, cruel and increasingly unusual. 
© Bloomberg Politics 

in this barbaric AmeriKKKa ??? deplorably yes, it is !!!!!

Legalized Torture: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Cruel Lethal Injections

Monday, June 29, 2015

Supreme Court refuses to ban controversial lethal injection

Supreme Court refuses to ban controversial method of execution 
© USA Today

Supreme Court upholds lethal injections

Amnesty International USA Responds to Supreme Court Decision on Lethal Injection
The death penalty is the ultimate violation of human rights and today's decision will not resolve the fundamental flaws of this cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment that is broken beyond repair.
© Amnesty International USA

terrible day today !!!!! starting all over and over again !!!!!
the US Supreme Court says Yes to Human experimentation !!!!!

shame on you AmeriKKKa !!!!!

Soheil Arabi - Death Sentence Overturned

Lethal injection decision comes on capital punishment anniversary

US » 

Lethal injection decision comes on capital punishment anniversary 
Monday's Supreme Court decision about lethal injections comes on the same day, back in 1972, that the Court briefly limited the death penalty. 
© Constitution Center

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Starvin' for Justice 2015

Starvin' for Justice: 
Annual Fast & Vigil to Abolish the Death Penalty 
in Washington DC 

June 29 - July 2 


Abolitionist Action Committee (AAC)

Friday, June 26, 2015

26 June 2015 Statement by Leonard Peltier

40th Anniversary of the Incident at Oglala 
© International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee


♥♥ Love Wins in USA ♥♥

Out for Freedom 
© American Civil Liberties Union

BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Same-Sex Marriage 
© Blue Nation Review

Obama: Gay marriage ruling is 'a victory for America' 
© USA Today

♥♥ A Historic Day for America ♥♥
greaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat news YESSSSSSSSSSSS !!!!!

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Leonard Peltier Day 2015

June 26th is the 40th anniversary of the firefight at Oglala 
in connection with Leonard Peltier was wrongfully convicted and illegally imprisoned.

A number of events have already been scheduled.

16th Annual Oglala Commemoration

Events | International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee


100 Groups From Around the World to UN: Demand Accountability for CIA Torture

100 Groups From Around the World to UN: Demand Accountability for CIA Torture 
This Friday, the world will mark International Day in Support 
of Victims of Torture.
This day is commemorated every year to reaffirm the universal commitment to the total eradication of torture, which is categorically prohibited under international law. 
© American Civil Liberties Union

Monday, June 22, 2015

Yulin Dog Meat Festival goes ahead despite outCRY !!!!!

A puppy at China's Yulin festival unaware it is about to be skinned alive and cooked 

Heartbreaking image from China's annual dog meat festival where tens of thousands of animals are killed
• Thousands of dogs and cats butchered as Yulin festival gets underway
• Slaughterers hit them over the head, cut their throats open then 
boil them 
• Opened mid fierce international criticism and clashes with protesters   
© Daily Mail

Yulin Dog Meat Festival Photos 2015: Images Of China's Annual Feast Show The 'Horrific' Nature Of Animal Trade
© IBTimes
nightmare !!!!! just tears in my eyes !!!!! 

Stop Yulin Dog Meat Festival !!!!!
go on signing the petition to end this brutal festival !!!!!

Indonesia rejects French death row convict Serge Atlaoui clemency

Free Hesameddin Farzizadeh Sentenced to Death for Apostasy

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Summer Dance by Frank Howell


Summer Dance by Frank Howell 

1937 - 1997 

Pilamaya ye !!!!! Thank you so much !!!!! 

Magiccccc Summer Solstice


In the midst of winter, I found there was within me, 
an invincible summer. 

- Albert Camus -

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Inside Tadmur: The worst prison in the world?

Inside Tadmur: The worst prison in the world? 
When Islamic State seized Palmyra in Syria last month, one of the first things it did was blow up the Tadmur prison - the country's most notorious jail, where for decades, political dissidents were detained 
and tortured. The BBC's Soumer Daghastani looks back at its history.
© BBC News

World Refugee Day 2015

Friday, June 19, 2015

Voices from Solitary: Phantom Souls

Raif Badawi » no flogging again !!!!!

Raif Badawi échappe de nouveau à son châtiment 

Badawi again spared flogging after receiving immigration certificate
© Montreal Gazette

Freedommmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm !!!!!

USA » Jan/June 2015 - State Killings & stays

Jan/June - 2015    

3 - Lester Bower - murdered by the state of Texas
Texas executes 67-year-old man after 3 decades on death row
© Associated Press  
9 - Richard Strong - murdered by the state of Missouri
Missouri Man Executed for Deaths of Girlfriend, Her Daughter
© Associated Press 
18 - Gregory Russeau - murdered by the state of Texas
Texas man executed for slaying of auto mechanic in 2001 
© Associated Press
23 - Charles Wright - Tennessee - stayed
Tennessee court calls off the rest of the state's scheduled executions
© The Washington Post » published April13

Recent State Killings & stays » 

3-9 - Rodney Berget - South Dakota - stayed
Judge issues stay of execution for death row inmate Berget
© Ksfy » published April 23
12 - Kimber Edwards - Missouri - stayed
Missouri Supreme Court Stops Planned Execution
© Missourinet » published April 8
12 - Derrick Charles - murdered by the state of Texas
Houston man convicted of killing 3 put to death
© Associated Press

9 - Kent Sprouse - murdered by the state of Texas
Texas man Kent Sprouse becomes 11th US inmate executed this year
© The Guardian
14 - Andre Cole - murdered by the state of Missouri
Missouri carries out the execution of Andre Cole, its 3rd of the year
© Missourinet
15 - Manuel Garza - murdered by the state of Texas
Texas Executes San Antonio Man for Killing Police Officer
© Associated Press  
23 - Richard Vasquez - Texas - stayed
State delays execution of child killer Richard Vasquez
© Kristv » published April 20  
28 - Robert Pruett - Texas - stayed
Texas calls off Robert Pruett execution with just hours to spare
© The Guardian

2 - Kelly Gissendaner - Georgia - stayed
Georgia woman's execution postponed because drugs appeared 'cloudy'
© CNN » published March 3
Georgia postpones execution of woman 
© CBS News » published March 3
5 - Rodney Reed - Texas - stayed
Rodney Reed: Texas appeals court grants stay of execution
© The Guardian » published Feb. 24
10 - Brian Keith Terrell - Georgia - stayed
Georgia postpones executions indefinitely so it can examine lethal injection drugs
© The Washington Post » published March 3
11 - Manuel Vasquez - murdered by the state of Texas 
Texas Executes Manuel Vasquez With One of Last Two Doses 
© NBC News
17 - Cecil Clayton - murdered by the state of Missouri
This Man Is Missing a Chunk of His Brain. The Missouri Supreme Court Says It's Okay to Execute Him.
© Mother Jones » published March 16
Missouri executes Cecil Clayton, state's oldest death-row inmate
© The Guardian
18 - Randall Mays - Texas - stayed
Texas court halts officers' killer's execution
© Associated Press » published March 16
19 - William Ernest Kuenzel - Alabama - stayed
Stay for Alabama Inmate William "Billy" Kuenzel Ahead of March 19, 2015, Execution
© The Forgiveness Foundation » published March 9
4 - Donald Newbury - murdered by the state of Texas
Texas executes 'Texas 7' prison escapee Donald Newbury for killing police officer 14 years ago
© Associated Press

10 - Lester Bower - Texas - stayed
U.S. Supreme Court halts Texas execution of convicted killer 
© Reuters » published Feb. 5
11 - Walter Storey - murdered by the state of Missouri
Walter Storey Executed For Killing Special Ed Teacher Jill Frey
© Associated Press
11 - Ronald Philipps - Ohio - stayed
new date set » Jan. 21, 2016
Ohio delays execution of child killer
© Cincinnati » published Jan. 8
Ohio postpones all 2015 executions as it secures new drugs
© Reuters » published Jan. 30
19 - John Grant - Oklahoma - stayed
19 - Tommy Arthur - Alabama - stayed
Judge halts state's plan to execute Arthur
© Decatur Daily » published Feb. 17
26 - Jerry Correll - Florida - stayed
Florida Supreme Court stays execution of Orlando killer
© Orlando Sentinel » published Feb. 17
13 - Andrew Howard Brannan - murdered by the state of Georgia
Andrew Brannan, Vietnam Veteran, becomes the first prisoner murdered by US this year.
Andrew Howard Brannan, Mentally Ill Veteran Who Killed Cop, Executed In Georgia
© Associated Press
15 - Johnny Kormondy - murdered by the state of Florida
Florida executes ringleader of 1993 home invasion that ended with man's murder, wife's rape
© Associated Press
15 - Charles Warner - murdered by the state of Oklahoma 
'Truly experimentation': Oklahoma leaves drug cocktail unchanged in first executions since botched procedure
© The Guardian » published Jan. 14

Oklahoma carries out first execution since botched lethal injection in April
© The Guardian
21 - Arnold Prieto - murdered by the state of Texas
Texas executes man convicted of killing 3 in San Antonio
© Associated Press

27 - Warren Lee Hill - murdered by the state of Georgia 
Science-schmience, Georgia just wants to execute this intellectually disabled man 
© The News Hub » published Jan. 22 
Georgia Executes Warren Lee Hill Despite Low IQ Claim 
© NBC News
28 - Marcellus Williams - Missouri - stayed 
Missouri Supreme Court halts upcoming execution of Marcellus Williams 
© Missourinet » published Jan. 22
28 - Garcia White - Texas - stayed 
Texas court reprieves death row prisoner Garcia White 
© The Guardian » published Jan. 27
29 - Richard Glossip - Oklahoma - stayed
Supreme Court Halts Oklahoma Execution of Richard Glossip, Two Others 
© NBC News » published Jan. 28
29 - Robert Ladd - murdered by the state of Texas
Texas Executes Man for 1996 Strangling, Beating Death 
© Associated Press  
Texas Executes Intellectually Disabled Man, Violating Constitution 
for Immediate Release 
© American Civil Liberties Union

info by Rick Halperin and i .... thanks, my dear friend !!!!!

Kill Death Penalty NOW !!!!!

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