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Stop the Execution of Meriam Yehya Ibrahim in Sudan ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, religion, protection, execution )

Cher
- 212 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ask the Minister of Justice in Sudan to release Meriam Yehya Ibrahim.
Barbarians In Oklahoma
Society & Culture  (tags: Oklahoma, death penalty, botched, barbarism, Clayton Lockett, execution, execution drugs )

Angelika
- 238 days ago - esquire.com
I am saying this quite deliberately. The state of Oklahoma committed an act of fu... barbarism last night. It did so under the color of law, which makes every citizen of that benighted state complicit in the act of fu... barbarism.
No Witches Were Burned During the Salem Witch Trials
Society & Culture  (tags: Salem witch trials, execution, society, women, humans, law, culture, interesting )

Carrie
- 456 days ago - todayifoundout.com
By the time the colonies were set up, English law forbade burning people alive, which meant that no witches could be burned in the American colonies as a result of the trials.
URGENT - NEW CO Poll - Vote and Thank Governor Hickenlooper
Society & Culture  (tags: execution, death penalty, Denver, Colorado, Govn. Hickenlooper, clemency, reprieve, poll )

Angelika
- 580 days ago - denverpost.com
Yesterday was a historic day for death penalty repeal efforts in Colorado. Hickenlooper granted a reprieve for Nathan Dunlap, who was scheduled to be executed in August. Please show your support for the governor's actions by voting in this online poll!
URGENT Action Alert - Execution Impending
Society & Culture  (tags: execution, death penalty, Mississippi, Govn. Bryant, Dever, Colorado, Govn. Hickenlooper, clemency )

Angelika
- 601 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
Last week the Mississippi Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision issued a ruling denying Willie Manning the ability to do DNA testing that could prove his innocence. Manning's execution is scheduled for May 7th.
URGENT ACTION NEEDED TO STOP PENNSYLVANIA EXECUTION
Society & Culture  (tags: URGENT ACTION NEEDED, sign the petition, death penalty, execution, capital punishment, Pennsylvania, change.org )

Brian
- 835 days ago - change.org
Pennsylvania is preparing to execute Terrance "Terry" Williams on October 3, 2012, in spite of staunch opposition to his execution from the victim's widow, five jurors from trial, child advocates, prosecutors and others. Please sign the petition.
BREAKING - Parole Board Delays Decision on Troy Davis' Fate
Society & Culture  (tags: Troy Davis, GA parole board, execution, decision delayed )

Angelika
- 1191 days ago - ajc.com
The state Board of Pardons and Paroles on Monday delayed a decision whether to grant or deny clemency to Troy Anthony Davis after hearing pleas for mercy from Davis' family and calls for his execution
Supreme Court Rejects Sniper's Appeal
Society & Culture  (tags: execution, murder, humans, crime, death, family, police, violence )

Lone
- 1871 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Washington area sniper John Allen Muhammad's scheduled execution will go forward Tuesday unless Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine intervenes, after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected the sniper's final legal appeal.
Texas Execution: Judge Shut Court at 5, Now Faces Trial
Society & Culture  (tags: Death Penality, man, execution, judge, goes to trail )

Lone
- 1956 days ago - dispatch.com
SAN ANTONIO -- As lawyers frantically tried to file the last-minute appeal that could have halted the execution of a Death Row inmate, the Texas judge who oversaw the
And You Thought Salem Was Bad...
Society & Culture  (tags: witchcraft, witches, colonial America, Connecticut, witch trials, hangings, execution, history, Puritans, Puritanism, devil, trials )

RC
- 2283 days ago - query.nytimes.com
Americans are familiar with the horrors of the Salem, Massachusetts witch trials. Unhappily my home state, Connecticut, began hunting & hanging witches in 1647, 45 years before the witch hunts & trials in Salem. Great read on a sad chapter in our history.
Troy Davis Granted Stay of Execution By Supreme Court
Society & Culture  (tags: Troy Davis, innocence, Supreme Court, execution, evidence, Innocence Project )

RC
- 2284 days ago - ajc.com
This is excellent news - there is a preponderance of evidence to show he is most likely not guilty. 7 witnesses have RECANTED. HURRAY! Let's put pressure on people to finally clear him.
.Amnesty: Iran: Stop the Execution of Child Offender Sina Paymard
Society & Culture  (tags: iran, death sentence, child, amnesty, blood monety, execution )

Cheryl
- 2714 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
Amnesty has heard from Sina Paymard's lawyer that he was not executed last night, but his family have 10 days to reach a financial settlement with the victim's kin. If the money is not raised, then they are determined to have Sina executed
   

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