Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Florida has nearly 400 death-row inmates. Will the state overturn all of their death sentences?

USA » Jan/June 2016 - scheduled executions

January/June - 2016 

May
11 - Earl Forrest - Missouri * 
Earl Forrest of Missouri Receives Execution Date of May 11, 2016
© The Forgiveness Foundation
Forrest remorseless in face of impending execution
© thesalemnewsonline.com » pub. May 3

12 - Vernon Madison - Alabama * 
Is Alabama death row inmate competent to be executed? Judge to decide
© AL.com » pub. April 23
Judge rules that Alabama death row inmate is competent to be executed May 12
© AL.com » pub. May 3

June 
2 - Charles Flores - Texas *

21 - Robert Roberson - Texas *


as of May 3

* serious dates 

Recent State Killings & stays »

April
6 - Pablo Vasquez - murdered by the state of Texas
Texas executes man for killing 12-year-old boy
© Associated Press
12 - Kenneth Fults - murdered by the state of Georgia
Georgia executes Kenneth Fults for 1996 murder
© Atlanta Journal Constitution
13 - Ivan Teleguz - Virginia - temporary stay
Federal Appeals Court Temporarily Halts Execution of Ukrainian Man in Virginia
© Amnesty International USA » pub. March 29
27 - Daniel Anthony Lucas - murdered by the state of Georgia
Georgia executes man convicted in triple killing
© Associated Press

March 
9 - Coy Wesbrook - murdered by the state of Texas
Texas man executed for 1997 shooting rampage that killed 5 
© Associated Press
16 - Ricky Gray - Virginia - stayed
Ricky Gray's execution put on hold until Supreme Court weighs in
© WWBT » pub. Feb. 26
17 - Mark Asay - Florida - stayed
Supreme Court halts Florida's next-scheduled execution
© Tampa Bay Times » pub. March 2
22 - Adam Ward - murdered by the state of Texas
Texas executes man in 2005 murder of city code enforcement worker
© Associated Press
30 - John Battaglia - Texas - stayed
John David Battaglia: Court stops Texas execution of man who killed 2 young daughters
© Associated Press » pub. March 30
31 - Joshua Bishop - murdered by the state of Georgia
Georgia executes Joshua Bishop for 1994 murder  
© Atlanta Journal Constitution

February
2 - Brandon Astor Jones - murdered by the state of Georgia  
botched execution !!!!!
Georgia Executes Its Oldest Death Row Inmate
© NBC News
11 - Michael Ray Lambrix - Florida - indefinite stay
Court issues stay of execution for Death Row inmate
© Herald Tribune » pub. Feb. 2
16 - Gustavo Garcia - murdered by the state of Texas
A Texas prisoner has been executed for the shotgun slaying of a Dallas-area liquor store clerk during a robbery more than 25 years ago
© Associated Press
17 - Travis Hittson - murdered by the state of Georgia
Georgia executes ex-Navy sailor for 1992 murder of shipmate
© Atlanta Journal Constitution

January
7 - Oscar Ray Bolin - murdered by the state of Florida 
Oscar Bolin becomes the first prisoner murdered by US this year.
Oscar Ray Bolin Jr. executed after four-hour delay for final appeal
© Tampa Bay Times
20 - Richard Masterson -
murdered by the state of Texas
First Texas execution of 2016 takes place
© Houston Chronicle
21 - Christopher Brooks - murdered by the state of Alabama
Christopher Brooks executed for 1992 rape and murder 
© Montgomery Advertiser
27 - James Freeman - murdered by the state of Texas 
Texas executes man who fatally shot game warden 
© KHOU Staff and Associated Press 

Kill Death Penalty NOW !!!!!

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Recent State Killings, commutations & stays »

July/December 2015

Indonesia is preparing to execute prisoners, police official confirms

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Press Freedom, did u say ???

Narges Mohammadi 
Jailed Iranian Activist Given Press Freedom Award In Absentia 
© Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty 

Khadija Ismayilova 
RFE/RL Azerbaijani Contributor Awarded UN Press Freedom Honor 
© Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Iranian Cartoonist Atena Farghadani Released from Prison
© Hyperallergic

US: Journalists Around the World Never in More Peril 
© VOA News 

Female Journalist, Sentenced to Ten Years, Beaten in Iran Prison 
© International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran 

Somalia: Journalists Under Attack 
© Human Rights Watch 

Journalism Is Not a Crime 
© AI USA Blog

World Press Freedom Day 2016























No Freedom without Press Freedom (1992) 
a poster by Tomi Ungerer for Reporters without Borders. 


2016 World Press Freedom Index 
© RSF - Reporters without Borders 

Bienvenue sur le site de Reporters sans frontières | RSF

2015 prison census: 199 journalists jailed worldwide
© Committee to Protect Journalists » as of Dec. 1, 2015

Tomi Ungerer 
French artist & writer

Sunday, May 01, 2016

May Day ??? bricalu 10th birthday !!!!!

already ??? wowwwwwwwwww !!!!! 

occupyyyyyyyyyy hearts & minds !!!!!
thank you thank youuuuuuuuuu  

***^-^*** & mom

Aleppo is Burning WORLDWIDE RED PROTEST

Aleppo is Burning WORLDWIDE RED PROTEST 
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until May 7 

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Saturday, April 30, 2016

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Aleppo is Burning !!!!! 
We Cannot be Silent !!!!! 

In Solidarity !!!!!

Indonesia prepares to execute up to 13 prisoners, including many foreigners

Indonesia prepares to execute up to 13 prisoners, including many foreigners 

Exactly a year after Indonesia sent the 'Bali Nine' drug convicts to the firing squad inviting harsh censure from the world for the mass killing, Jakarta has said it's preparing to execute up to 13 prisoners in the next few days. 
© International Business Times

Indonesia 'completes' preparations for executions
© The Journal of Turkish Weekly

Bastards !!!!!

Thursday, April 28, 2016

A year after the Bali Nine executions, Indonesia prepares firing squads again

A year after the Bali Nine executions, Indonesia prepares firing squads again 
Deaths of eight prisoners, including two Australians, prompted a huge outcry – and a pause in executions. But now foreigners on death row fear their own sentences could be just weeks away.
© The Guardian

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Book on Sheikh Al-Nimr's Plea to be Launched Friday in Beirut

Book on Sheikh Al-Nimr's Plea to be Launched Friday in Beirut 

Bahrain Mirror: Kytos Cultural Center said it will launch a book entitled "Plea of Dignity", which comprises the plea entered by Sheikh Nimr Al-Nimr, on Friday (April 29, 2016) in the Lancaster Hotel Hazmieh, in the Lebanese capital, Beirut. 

The book launch marks the 100th day following the death of prominent Saudi Shiite cleric Sheikh Al-Nimr, who was executed by the Saudi authorities. A short film about Sheikh Al-Nimr's life will be aired during the event which international human rights, political and media figures will attend. 

It is noteworthy that "Plea of Dignity" has been recently published 
by Kytos Cultural Center with the cooperation of Bahrain Mirror. 
© Bahrain Mirror

These Are the Juvenile 'Offenders' Saudi Arabia Executed in January

10 prisoners hanged in Iran in new wave of executions

10 prisoners hanged in Iran in new wave of executions 
© National Council of Resistance of Iran

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Urgent !!!!! Save Abdul Basit !!!!!

Monday, April 25, 2016

♥ 25 de Abril Sempre ♥



25 de Abril Sempre !!!!

yessssssssssssssss, again & Forever ♥ 

image courtesy Fundação Mário Soares  


Carnation Revolution 1974 - 100 photos 

 
great work, muito obrigada !!!!!

my note »
no mention to the authors ooopppsssssss but we can see photos 
by Eduardo Gageiro & Alfredo Cunha, between others. 
2 first songs » the two secret airing signals of the Revolution. 
E Depois do Adeus by Paulo de Carvalho
which alerted the Militaries to begin the coup 
and 
Grândola Vila Morena by Zeca Afonso
the signal MFA (Armed Forces Movement) gave to announce 
the Revolution had started.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Court Rules ACLU Lawsuit Against CIA Torture Psychologists Can Proceed

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Children, women killed by Turkish border guards while fleeing Syria

No More Borders !!!!! 
Open the Gates NOWWWWWWW !!!!!

Children, women killed by Turkish border guards while fleeing Syria - report 
© RT News

Mauritania must quash the death sentence against blogger

Mohamed Mkhaïtir

Mauritania must quash the death sentence against blogger 
© Amnesty International

Mauritanian blogger's death sentence upheld
© BBC News 

post updated April 22

Portugal's Example: What Happened After It Decriminalized All Drugs, From Weed to Heroin

Indonesian delegate booed at UN meeting after defending use of death penalty on drug offenders

UN backs prohibitionist drug policies despite call for more 'humane solution'

Iran: 30 Executions Carried Out in Last Ten Days

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The Martyr’s Mother by Youssef Abdelke






















Youssef Abdelke, 2012 

thank you sooooo much, my dear Youssef !!!!!

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Syria: Terrifying eyewitness video of life under siege and barrel bombs must spur humanitarian lifeline

Monday, April 18, 2016

2016 Pulitzer Prizes

2016 Pulitzer Prizes 

The 2016 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced at 3pm eastern time, April 18th. Winning stories, photographs and cartoons, along with bios and photos of all the winners are here. 
© The Pulitzer Prizes

Photography Pulitzer for Coverage of Refugee Crisis
The New York Times and Thomson Reuters shared the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography for coverage of Europe’s refugee crisis.
© The New York Times
» slideshow

Congratssssssssssssss to All !!!!!