Sunday, August 30, 2015

I’m looking for the face I had 
Before the world was made. 

- William B. Yeats -

the eye of god is a dying star

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image credit NASA 

combined image of the Helix Nebula, which has also been called the Eye of God
At the nebula's heart is a dying star. 

love this, thank youuuuuuuuu, NASA !!!!! 
ohhhhhhh sorry, the title is mine .....

Saturday, August 29, 2015

USA » July/Dec. 2015 - scheduled executions

July/December - 2015  

September
1 - Roderick Nunley - Missouri *
Missouri Supreme Court has denied a stay.
Help Prevent Another Execution
© Missionaries of the Precious Blood » pub. August 28

Execution set for man who raped, killed Kansas City girl, 15
© Associated Press » pub. August 29

16 - Richard Glossip - Oklahoma * 
Sarandon In Plea For Death Row Inmate's Life
© Sky News » published August 6
Oklahoma governor: No plans to delay scheduled execution
© Times Union » published August 11
Susan Sarandon calls on Oklahoma governor to delay inmate's execution
© Fox News » published August 12
High court won't rehear death penalty case
© USA Today » published August 28

Governor Fallin: Grant Richard Glossip a stay of execution
MoveOn Petitions

Save Richard Glossip’s Life
Change.org

Oklahoma sets execution dates for inmates who lost Supreme Court case
© Reuters » published July 8


29 - Perry Williams - Texas *

October 
6 - Juan Garcia - Texas *
6 - Kimber Edwards - Missouri * 

7 - Benjamin Cole - Oklahoma *
Clemency Denied For Claremore Man Convicted Of Killing Baby
© NewsOn6.com » published August 20

14 - Licho Escamilla - Texas *
28 - Christopher Wilkins - Texas *
28 - John Grant - Oklahoma *

November
3 - Julius Murphy - Texas * 
10 - Gilmar Guevara - Texas *
18 - Raphael Holiday - Texas *

as of August 29

* serious dates 

Recent State Killings & stays »

August 
12 - Daniel Lopez - murdered by the state of Texas (volunteer)
Texas executes man who struck and killed police lieutenant with SUV during 2009 chase
© Associated Press  
13 - Tracy Beatty - Texas - stayed
Texas Inmate Set to Die for Killing His Mother Gets Reprieve
© Associated Press » published August 11
26 - Bernardo Tercero - Texas - stayed
(foreign national from Nicaragua)
IACHR Concludes that the United States Violated Bernardo Aban Tercero's Fundamental Rights and Requests that his Execution be Suspended
Press Release » August 19

© IACHR - Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
Nicaragua pleads with US to call off execution
© Agence France-Presse » published August 25

Greg Abbott, Governor of the State of Texas: To stay the execution of Bernardo Aban Tercero and grant him clemency
© Avaaz

July 
14 - David Zink - murdered by the state of Missouri
Missouri executes man for killing 19-year-old 
© Associated Press  
16 - Clifton Williams - Texas - stayed 
Court delays Texas execution that had been set for Thursday 
© The Washington Post » published July 16

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

Recent State Killings & stays »
January/June 2015 

Kill Death Penalty NOW !!!!!

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Lethal injection ruled constitutional in Tennessee

Lethal injection ruled constitutional in Tennessee 
A judge in Tennessee ruled that the state’s use of lethal injections 
for executions is constitutional. The ruling came in a lawsuit filed by death row inmates arguing the state’s method violated the Eighth Amendment. 
© RT USA

Mississippi ordered to halt executions

Mississippi ordered to halt executions
Drugs’ use barred until suit decided 
© Associated Press

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Saudi Arabia reacts to criticism of its high rate of executions with beheadings

Saudi Arabia reacts to criticism of its high rate of executions with beheadings 
© Daily Mail Online 

4 more People executed today !!!!!

Iran regime executes Kurdish political prisoner Behrouz Alkhani

♥ our last-first song, Amor ♥♥

i know, Mom, 
you are sending me a message everytime i hear this song. 
just a little bit of this song on the wind, on orphan streets 
on wild leaves no matter where .... 
and all these years i understand you holding deeply a falling star. 
it's like a magic omen, isn't it ??? 

Forever One !!!!! 
Adoroooooooooooooo-te, Meu Amor
yours 

 

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Bernardo Tercero stayed !!!!!

siiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii !!!!! yessssssssssssssssss !!!!! 

Suspenden ejecución del nicaragüense Bernardo Tercero 
© La Prensa 

Stay in Execution Granted to Texas Inmate on Death Row 
© Human Rights First

Saudi Arabia: Rampant executions fuelled by justice system 'riddled with holes'

Saturday, August 22, 2015

I'll come and plant a rose in front of every door. 
I'll sing in front of every window. 
I'll give a tree to each crow. 
I'll make peace. 
I'll make friend. 
I'll walk. 
I'll swim in the light. 
Then I'll take on a flight and I will love. 

- Sohrab Sepehri - 
from A Message On The Go 

1928 - 1980 
Persian Poet and painter

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Fallen For Freedom: 20,000 PMOI Martyrs

Fallen For Freedom: 20,000 PMOI Martyrs 
© National Council of Resistance of Iran

Friday, August 21, 2015

Raif Badawi: Wife of Saudi blogger launches campaign to free African writer on death row for criticising prophet Mohamed

Raif Badawi: Wife of Saudi blogger launches campaign to free African writer on death row for criticising prophet Mohamed 
The wife of Raif Badawi, the Saudi blogger sentenced to ten years in jail and 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam, has launched a campaign to free an African writer who is on death row in Mauritania for criticising the prophet Mohamed. 
© The Independent

Abdul Basit: Disabled Pakistani man convicted of murder in 2009 faces being hanged in his wheelchair as final hearing approaches

Iran regime acquits notorious prosecutor known as the "butcher"

Iran regime acquits notorious prosecutor known as the "butcher" 
© National Council of Resistance of Iran

'Despicable & inhumane': Gaddafi son's interrogators threaten sexual abuse with 23mm gun bullet

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Don't Let Tariq Ba Odah Die At Guantanamo

Did the Obama Administration Just Sentence A Man to Death? 
Don't Let Tariq Ba Odah Die At Guantanamo 
© AI USA Blog

Chelsea Manning found guilty, avoids indefinite solitary confinement

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Tribute to Charles Bukowski












there is a loneliness in this world so great 
that you can see it in the slow movements of 
the hands of a clock 

- Charles Bukowski - 

August 16, 1920 – March 9, 1994 

from Love is a Dog From Hell 


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Bukowski and his cat Minx 

In my next life I want to be a cat. To sleep 20 hours a day 
and wait to be fed. To sit around licking my ass. 

- Charles Bukowski - 

Charles Bukowski, American Author 

Charles Bukowski : The Poetry Foundation 

Charles Bukowski's book on cats to show his gentler side 
© Books | The Guardian 

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Friday, August 14, 2015

Chelsea Manning faces indefinite solitary confinement

Obama Gitmo plan moves prison to US, leaves prisoners in limbo - ACLU

11-year-old rape survivor gives birth as Paraguay upholds draconian anti-abortion law

11-year-old rape survivor gives birth as Paraguay upholds draconian anti-abortion law 
© Amnesty International 

it was yesterday ... 
they are both okay but ... this is deeply tragic !!!!!

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Connecticut bans death penalty !!!!!