Monday, April 27, 2015

How to help victims of Nepal quake

Bali Nine: diplomatic effort intensifies for Australians and other foreigners due to face firing squad

Iran: 115 executions in two weeks

Iran: 115 executions in two weeks 
© Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran

Sunday, April 26, 2015

URGENT: Calls Again Needed to Save Mumia's Life!

URGENT: Calls Again Needed to Save Mumia's Life! 

Keep the pressure on! 

Mumia's Condition Grave 
Take Action NOW! 

© International Action Center

72-hour warning given to Indonesia death row inmates

72-hour warning given to Indonesia death row inmates 
Nine of ten mostly foreign prisoners on death row in Indonesia have been given 72 hours notice ahead of their execution, according to a spokesperson for the Attorney General's office.
© CNN 

Bali Nine pair to be shot after the stroke of midnight on Wednesday
© Daily Mail

Executions will be carried out after midnight on Tuesday 
or Wednesday.

Stop NOWWWWW !!!!!

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Queixa das Almas Jovens Censuradas by José Mário Branco

Lament of the Censored Young Souls - 1971
poem by Natália Correia. 

unfortunately i didn't find an english translation, 
as almost always .... 

Natália Correia 
© Wikipedia

25 de Abril by Eduardo Gageiro

25 de Abril 1974

The most symbolic photo of 25 April by Eduardo Gageiro,
our foremost Photographer.

A young soldier removing from PIDE's headquarters (Portugal's secret police) the dictator Salazar.

thank youuuuuuuuuu, muito obrigada, Eduardo

25 de Abril Sempre !!!!!


Friday, April 24, 2015

Marking the 100th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

Indonesia executions within days

Hundred Executed in Pakistan Since Resumption of Death Penalty

Thursday, April 23, 2015

USA » Jan/June 2015 - scheduled executions

Jan/June - 2015    

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 *
Death Watch: Killer or Fall Guy? Was Daniel Nagle murdered by a man acting alone, or was it part of a larger conspiracy?
© The Austin Chronicle » published April 23

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 - Texas *

3 - Lester Bower - Texas *
18 - Gregory Russeau - Texas * 

23 - Charles Wright - Tennessee - stayed
Tennessee court calls off the rest of the state's scheduled executions
© The Washington Post » published April13

as of April 23

* serious dates

Recent State Killings & stays » 

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 !!!!!

Recent State Killings, commutations & stays »

January/June - 2014

July/December - 2014

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Pulitzer Prizes 2015

FBI Gave Flawed Testimony For Decades, Including 32 Death Penalty Cases

Monday, April 20, 2015

IRAN: 65 executions in one week

IRAN: 65 executions in one week  
200 prisoners about to be executed in Karaj

update »
© Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Yabay by Dhafer Youssef

truly fantasticcccccc !!!!! a must listen !!!!! 

Dhafer Youssef

Sara Shamma exhibit » London

Incognito 1 by Sara Shamma 

World Civil War Portraits, a major solo exhibition of paintings 
by one of Syria's best known artists, Sara Shamma
opens on May 11 at The Old Truman Brewery in east London. 

World Civil War Portraits by Sara Shamma

May 11 - May 24, 2015

StolenSpace Gallery 

Sara Shamma 

Congratsssssssssssssssssssssssssss, Sara !!!!! 

Syrian artist hopes to show human cost of conflict in new London exhibition 
© The Guardian

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Oklahoma governor signs 'foolproof' nitrogen gas execution method

Oklahoma governor signs 'foolproof' nitrogen gas execution method 

Oklahoma became the first US state to approve nitrogen gas for executions under a measure Governor Mary Fallin signed into law Friday that provides an alternative death penalty method if lethal injections aren't possible, either because of a court ruling or a drug shortage. 
© The Guardian 

bloody Mary !!!!!

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Myuran Sukumaran London exhibition


The exhibition is at Amnesty International’s Human Rights Action Centre until Friday 17 April.

Death Row artist Myuran Sukumaran has London exhibition before facing firing squad 
© The Independent 

43 Executions in 3 Days: One Juvenile and One Public Execution Among Wednesday's Six Executions

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Saudi Arabia executes Indonesian woman with suspected mental illness

Mass Executions in Iran

Tennessee court calls off the rest of the state's scheduled executions

Monday, April 13, 2015

Leprosy patient's execution questioned 50 years later

Call to halt executions in Indonesia after study finds condemned not given fair trial

Iran: Prisoners protest imminent execution of cellmates in two prisons in Karaj