Comunità  di S.Egidio

NO to the Death Penalty 
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January 2001

31/01/01 Oman

 

A man from Pakistan was executed.Continua

31/01/01 Texas/USA

 

Alexander Caruthers, 39, was executed at Huntsville.Continua

30/01/01 Botswana

 

Commonwealth judges uphold Botswana death sentence.Continua

30/01/01 Thailand

 

The Thai Cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal to execute criminals by lethal injection rather than by machine gun..Continua

30/01/01 Oklahoma/USA

 

Victims' Kin Asked If They Want to See McVeigh Die.Continua

27/01/01 Tennesee/USA

 

Federal Court  Grants Philip Workman a Stay of Execution.Continua

26/01/01 U.N

 

U.N. Rebukes Saudi Arabia on Rights (death penalty for the juveniles, public execution, etc.).Continua

26/01/01 Maryland/USA

 

Blacks, Catholics Lobby For Halt to Md. Executions.Continua

26/01/01 Oklahoma/USA

 

Billy Ray Fox, 35, was executed. Only 2 days ago Mark Andrew Fowle, 35, was executed too.

25/01/01 Virginia/USA

 

Conservative Virginia Republicans Propose Death Penalty Moratorium and Abolition Legislation.Continua

25/01/01 USA

 

The Secretary-general of the Council of Europe says that the death penalty in U.S. must be rethought, in view of a total abolition.Continua

25/01/01 Saudi Arabia

 

A man executed

24/01/01 Illinois/USA

 

Illinois Supreme Court Sets Death Penalty Rules. Continua

24/01/01 Italy

 

Italian President Ciampi declares: In a civilized country death penalty cannot be kept".Continua

24/01/01 Italy

 

“Death penlaty is not compatible with democracy”, says the Italian Senate.Continua

23/01/01 France

 

Deneuve Wants To End Death Penalty.Continua

23/01/01 Texas/USA

 

New Trial Is Sought for Inmate Whose Lawyer Slept in Court. Continua

22/01/01 Virginia/USA

 

The case of Barnabei: The Catholic Church of Richmond asks for the evidences to be examined again with DNA test.Continua

21/01/01 Saudi Arabia

 

Wazir bin Zarif Shinwari, an Afghan man convicted of drug trafficking, was beheaded in Jiddah.

20/01/01 Fhilippine

 

Former President Etsrada was under investigation for economic plunder, a charge which can carry the death sentence, as a spokesman of the new President reported

20/01/01 China

 

China executed 11 people.Continua

20/01/01 France

 

Some hundreds abolitionists march in Paris against the death penalty in the United States.Continua

19/01/01 USA

 

Clinton commutes the death penalty of David Ronald Chandle.Continua

19/01/01 Texas - Oklahoma/USA

 

Alvin Goodwin (Texas), 37 anni e Diom Athanasius Smallwood (Oklahoma), 31 anni, sono stati messi a morte tramite iniezione letale.Continua

18/01/01 Texas/USA

 

Texas Legislator Introduces Death Penalty Moratorium Bill.Continua

18/01/01 Texas/USA

 

Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday it's time state lawmakers seriously consider letting juries choose life without parole as an alternative to the death penalty. He refused to lend support, however, for a proposed ban on executions of the mentally retarded, pending the case of Johnny Paul Penry.Continua

18/01/01 Iran

 

Hamid Heidari, 21 years old, was hanged in Teheran.Continua

18/01/01 North Carolina/USA

 

The N.C. Supreme Court suspends the execution of  Bobby Lee Harris.Continua

17/01/01 Oklahoma/USA

 

Floyd Allen Medlock, di 29 anni, è stato messo a morte.

16/01/01 Texas/USA

 

Christopher Ochoa, 34, freed after DNA test, declares``It is my wish that the death penalty be abolished in the state of Texas so that it can no longer be used as a threat to coerce confessions from the innocent.”.Continua

15/01/01 Saudi Arabia

 

Two women executed (A mother and her daughter)

13/01/01 Libano

 

Chouf MP George Deeb Neameh called on Thursday for "completely abolishing" capital punishment and for examining the true social and economic causes of crime.Continua

13/01/01 USA

 

On Clinton’s final Editorial the recommendation to  pass legislation to provide greater access to DNA testing in death penalty cases

13/01/01 China

 

China Executes Six Men for Theft.Continua

13/01/01 Palestinian Squads

 

Palestinian Squads Execute Two Men.Continua

12/01/01 Russia

 

An article published on the Italian magazine “Panorama”, describes Beloe Ozero (White Lake) the old death row in Russia.Continua

12/01/01 Oklahoma/USA

 

Oklahoma executes black woman. Continua
11/01/01 Florida/USA

 

Robert Glock, 39, was executed.Continua

11/01/01 Oklahoma/USA

 

Jesse Jackson arrested in execution protest.Continua

10/01/01 Florida/USA

 

A Former Supreme Court Judge joins the abolitionist organizations, asking Governor Jeb Bush for a moratorium of the executions.

10/01/01 Texas/USA - Oklahoma/USA

 

The first two executions of year are in Texas and Oklahoma.Continua

10/01/01 Sri Lanka

 

Sri Lanka To Resume Death Penalty.Continua

08/01/01 California/USA

 

California Inmate Wants To Die.Continua

08/01/01 Afganistan

 

Taliban rulers imposed the death penalty for anyone who converts from Islam to another religion.Continua

08/01/01 USA

 

Legislator seeks to curb death penalty for the mentally disabled.Continua

07/01/01 Iran

 

A man hanged in front of thousands of people.Continua

05/01/01 Oklahoma/USA

 

The Rev. Jesse Jackson called for a moratorium on the death penalty in Oklahoma.Continua

05/01/01  California/USA

 

Aiding inmates facing death. California's first university-run clinic to represent death row inmates.Continua

04/01/01  Bahrein

 

Three commutations into life-sentences.Continua

04/01/01  Saudi Arabia

 

2 Saudi men convicted of murder were beheaded.Continua

04/01/01  Louisiana/USA

 

Second Exonerated Inmate Released from Louisiana's Death Row.Continua

04/01/01  Oklahoma/USA

 

8 executions scheduled in Oklahoma.Continua

03/01/01  Oklahoma/USA

 

Death-Row Inmate Gets Reprieve.Continua

03/01/01  Illinois/USA

 

After one year of moratorium in the State.Continua