Lest we Europeans feel smug about our supposed eradication of the barbarity that is capital punishment, it is worth noting that judicial killing (you cannot call it “murder” when it is legally sanctioned) is still practised in one enclave of the continent. More here, from a grieving mother.
Another week, another botched killing under he legal euphemism of capital punishment. After macabre screw-ups in Arizona and Ohio, it was Nevada’s turn last week, when double-murderer Joseph Rudolph Wood III took about two hours to ... Read Post
BRUSSELS (AP) — Following the deadly clashes in Ukraine's capital, the Obama administration and European governments are talking about imposing punitive sanctions, the Kremlin has blamed the West for stirring up trouble and the pope... Read Post