Monday, May 22, 2017

USA » April/June 2017 - scheduled executions

April/June - 2017


10 - Ronald Philipps - Ohio - stayed
new date set » July 26
Gov. Kasich Delays Nine Executions
© Wheeling Intelligencer » pub. May 2
16 - Tilon Carter - Texas - stayed
Execution halted amid claims of false evidence at trial
© Texas Tribune » pub. May 12
16 - J.W. Ledford - murdered by the state of Georgia 
Georgia executes death row prisoner J.W. Ledford Jr.
© Daily Mail

25 - Tommy Arthur - Alabama *
US Supreme Court refuses review of Alabama Death Row inmate Tommy Arthur appeal
© » pub. April 24
Alabama Death Row Inmate Tommy Arthur Pleads for Eighth Reprieve
© » pub. May 22


8 - Robert Melson - Alabama *

13 - Gary Otte - Ohio - stayed 

new date set » Sept. 13

as of May 22

* serious dates

April State Killings, commutations & stays »

12 - Paul Storey - Texas - stayed

Texas court halts execution of man amid claims of false evidence
© Texas Tribune » pub. April 7
17 - Don Davis - Arkansas - stayed
17 - Bruce Ward - Arkansas - stayed

Arkansas court halts 2 executions set for Monday night
© Boston Herald » pub. April 17
20 - Stacey Johnson - Arkansas - stayed 
Arkansas Supreme Court issues stay for death row inmate
© CBS News » pub. April 19
20 - Ledell Lee - murdered by the state of Arkansas 
Arkansas Puts Ledell Lee to Death, in Its First Execution Since 2005
© The New York Times
24 - Jack Jones - murdered by the state of Arkansas
Botched !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 
Arkansas death row inmate Jack Jones executed
24 - Marcel Williams - murdered by the state of Arkansas
Arkansas death row inmate Marcel Williams executed

Arkansas completes first double execution in U.S. since 2000
© Washington Times

25 - Ivan Teleguz - Virginia - commuted
Virginia governor commutes sentence of death row prisoner
© Washington Post » pub. April 20
27 - Jason McGehee - Arkansas - stayed
27 - Kenneth Williams - murdered by the state of Arkansas
Botched !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Controversy surrounds Arkansas' 4th execution in 8 days
© CBS News

Kill Death Penalty NOW !!!!!

Recent State Killings & stays »

January/March 2017

for scheduled executions, check ►
Rick Halperin page, thanks !!!!!

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

Saturday, May 20, 2017

People speak sometimes about the “bestial” cruelty of man, 
but that is terribly unjust and offensive to beasts, no animal could ever be so cruel as a man, so artfully, so artistically cruel.

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky -

Bear Cub in Extreme Distress and Terror at Wildlife in Need

This baby bear is so scared she pees on herself.
Her screams will break your heart.


we still have these cries in our heart !!!!!

this guy is a monster !!!!!
he should be arrested for animal abuse !!!!! 

and the public too !!!!!

shut this place down !!!!!

lu & ^,-^

PETA sent a letter calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate animal exhibitor Tim Stark ►
‘Wildlife in Need’ … of Rescue! Video of Screaming Bear Cub Prompts Call for Seizure
© PETA blog

Tim Stark

Tim Stark - Everipedia

Friday, May 19, 2017

Malcolm X Day

Malcolm by Eddie Adams, 1964

I am not a racist. I am against every form of racism and segregation, every form of discrimination. I believe in human beings, and that all human beings should be respected as such, regardless of their color.

- Malcolm X -

May 19, 1925 - Feb. 21, 1965

Thursday, May 18, 2017

BREAKING: Dog meat sales banned at China’s Yulin festival in milestone victory to end brutal mass slaughter of dogs

BREAKING: Dog meat sales banned at China’s Yulin festival in milestone victory to end brutal mass slaughter of dogs

In a milestone victory in our campaign to end the cruel dog meat trade, China has reportedly banned the sale of dog meat at the infamous Yulin festival.

The temporary ban will come into effect on 15th June one week prior to the festival that begins on the summer solstice of 21st June.

© Humane Society International, Duo Duo Project

hope this is true because Yulin nightmare is not over !!!!!

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

♥ Chelsea Manning is Free ♥

Welcome home, Chelsea !!!!!

Love Youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu

Int. Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia

May 17 is


International Day Against Homophobia, Lesbphobia and Transphobia

ILGA launches State-Sponsored Homophobia report 2017
© ILGA - International lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex association

It's still illegal to be gay in 72 countries, new human rights report finds
© PinkNews

LGBT Rights Around the Globe
© Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Monday, May 15, 2017

US/California: Thousands of Immigrant Parents Detained

“I Still Need You”
The Detention and Deportation of Californian Parents
► Report

US/California: Thousands of Immigrant Parents Detained
© Human Rights Watch

US accuses Syria of carrying out mass killings of thousands of prisoners

US accuses Syria of carrying out mass killings of thousands of prisoners

State department says it believes 50 detainees a day are being hanged at Saydnaya military prison, with many bodies burned in a crematorium.
© The Guardian

Fewer Countries Criminalize Same-Sex Relations, Report Finds, But Homophobic Abuse Still Common

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Chelsea Manning Prepares for Freedom: "I Want to Breathe the Warm Spring Air"

Chelsea Manning Prepares for Freedom: "I Want to Breathe the Warm Spring Air"

On Wednesday, after seven years, Chelsea Manning will walk out of military prison a free woman. Edward Snowden leads the tributes, and tells the Guardian how Manning ‘left behind the safety of silence to speak a truth that saved lives’
© The Guardian

yesssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss !!!!!

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Humanity’s Raft by Samer Tarabichi

The Humanity’s Raft, 2017

Samer Tarabichi, French-Syrian artist
born in Aleppo, Syria in 1982

powerful & deeply touching !!!!!
it makes me cry !!!!!
thank you sooooo much, Samer !!!!!

Samer Tarabichi

© Syria.Art

Syrian Artist Samer Tarabichi

© Creative Havens: Syrian Artists And Their Studios

Monday, May 08, 2017

Major breakthrough in the fight to free Mumia Abu-Jamal

Trudeau must help Saudi blogger Raif Badawi: Amnesty

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Stop Yulin & Boknal 2017 !!!!!

Stop Yulin & Boknal Hell Festival
to be held on June in China & July in South Korea !!!!!

Shut Down the Yulin Dog Meat Festival!

Stop Boknal, the South Korean Dog Meat Festival

sign & share !!!!!

IPI names Eskinder Nega World Press Freedom Hero 2017

Ethiopia’s Eskinder Nega named IPI Press Freedom Hero

Ethiopian journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega, who has been imprisoned since 2011 after criticising his country’s abuse of anti-terror laws to silence the press, has been named the International Press Institute (IPI)’s 69th World Press Freedom Hero.

Afghan Journalists Safety Committee honoured as Free Media Pioneer.

© International Press Institute


May 7, 2017

France says 'NON' to Fascism !!!!!

merci, thank youuuuuuuuuuu !!!!!

Saturday, May 06, 2017

White and Black by Mohammad Sabaaneh

Political Cartoons from Palestine
by Mohammad Sabaaneh

order here ► White and Black
© Just World Books

Mohammad Sabaaneh’s dangerous cartoons

© The Electronic Intifada

Mohammad Saba'aneh - Cartoon Movement


Belarus Carries Out First Execution This Year; EU Urges Moratorium

Thursday, May 04, 2017

URGENT: Stop Execution of Young Man for Atheism in Saudi Arabia!

Alabama House Judiciary Committee approves nitrogen death penalty option

Iran's Rajai Shahr Prison: Eight Prisoners Including Women Hanged in One Day

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

World Press Freedom Day 2017

poster by Winie Ariany

Indonesian designer, living in Oman

2017 World Press Freedom Index

© Reporters sans frontières / Reporters Without Borders / RSF

On World Press Freedom Day, Censorship and Repression Reported Globally
by Tharanga Yakupitiyage, Inter Press Service

© Truthout

Turkey: Journalism is Not a Crime  
Amnesty International - Take Action !!!!!

Turkey: 250,000 demand release of jailed journalists
© Amnesty International