Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan gets death sentence

Nidal Hasan
Nidal Hasan

A military jury sentenced a US Army officer to death Wednesday for carrying out an Al-Qaeda inspired mass shooting on the Fort Hood base in Texas that left 13 dead.

After a short deliberation, the forewoman of a … Read the rest

The world has gone mad

by Yolande du Plessis

I truly believe that the world is going mad. I was reading a news site the other morning and besides the “normal” stories of corruption, murder and other crimes, I came across two very disturbing articles.… Read the rest

Ohio set to execute Donald Palmer for double murder 23 years ago

Donald Palmer

An Ohio death-row inmate set to be executed is sorry for killing two strangers 23 years ago and wants to give their families justice, according to the inmate’s attorney.

Donald Palmer, 43, was in the state’s single-cell death … Read the rest

Amnesty International urges Gambia to stop mass executions

Amnesty International on Tuesday said it was appalled at the execution in Gambia of nine death row prisoners by firing squad and urged government not to kill an estimated 38 prisoners remaining.

“We are appalled that the Gambian authorities carried … Read the rest