U-Va. Student Held In North Korea ‘Confesses’ To ‘Severe’ Crime
In a highly choreographed appearance in Pyongyang, Otto Warmbier said he was acting on instructions from a U.S. church when he stole a propaganda sign.
Trump Says He Would Return to Waterboarding for Interrogations
Donald Trump, the leading Republican contender for U.S. president, says he would return to strong interrogation techniques such as waterboarding if he were elected because their severity pales against...
New York Teen Dies After Hours-Long Beating At Church
A New York couple was charged with manslaughter in the death of their 19-year-old son after allegedly beating him for hours during a family counseling session inside the "sanctuary room" of an upstat...
Massacres, Torture And Mutilation: Extreme Violence In Neolithic Conflicts
Violent conflicts in Neolithic Europe were held more brutally than has been known so far. This emerges from a recent anthropological analysis of the roughly 7000-year-old mass grave of Schöneck-Kilian...
WWI: The Tragic Moment A Man Was Ordered To Kill His Best Friend
Private Jimmy Smith joined the British army to fight and protect his country. But after fighting gallantly at Gallipoli Campaign in 1915 and the Battle of the Somme during the First World War, his own...
Spy Agency: North Korea Executes Its Defense Chief With Anti-Aircraft Guns For Falling Asleep In Meeting
Just days after grabbing international attention for reportedly testing a submarine-fired ballistic missile, North Korea executed its defense chief on the order of dictator Kim Jong Un. That's accordi...
Bali nine executions: Myuran Sukumaran awarded fine art degree
Myuran recieves degree in fine arts days before facing a fireing squad.
Torture in the Tower of London, 1597
Father John Gerard was a spy. In November 1588 he was among a team of four Jesuit priests sent from Rome and secretly landed on the shores of England with the mission of making contact with and minist...
Death penalty statistics, country by country | visualisation and data
After the execution of Kim Jong-un's uncle, the brutality of North Korea's regime has once again come under the international spotlight. In a broader context, is the attention warranted? Find out who ...
Humanity's Most Brutal Methods of Execution
Although capital punishment today is focused on ending life, in these brutal methods of execution it is focused on painfully drawing it out
Capital punishment
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Capital punishment
Capital punishment or the death penalty is a legal process whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime. The judicial decree that someone be punished in this manner is a d...
U-Va. Student Held In North Korea ‘Confesses’ To ‘Severe’ Crime
In a highly choreographed appearance in Pyongyang, Otto Warmbier said he was acting on instructions from a U.S. church when he stole a propaganda sign.
Trump Says He Would Return to Waterboarding for Interrogations
Donald Trump, the leading Republican contender for U.S. president, says he would return to strong interrogation techniques such as waterboarding if he were elected because their severity pales against...
Capital punishment in the Middle East
Capital punishment is legal in most countries of the Middle East. Much of the motivation for the retention of the death penalty has been religious in nature, as the Qur'an allows or mandates execution...
New York Teen Dies After Hours-Long Beating At Church
A New York couple was charged with manslaughter in the death of their 19-year-old son after allegedly beating him for hours during a family counseling session inside the "sanctuary room" of an upstat...
Nuremberg Trials
11°02.9103′E / 49.4543383°N 11.0485050°E / 49.4543383; 11.0485050The Nuremberg trials were a series of military tribunals, held by the Allied forces after World War II, most n...
Funding Evil
Funding Evil: How Terrorism is Financed and How to Stop It is a book written by counterterrorism researcher Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld, director of the American Center for Democracy and the Economic Warfare...
Congress Elementary School District v. Warren, et. al.
Congress School District v. Warren In January 2010, the Congress (Ariz.) school district filed a lawsuit against Jean Warren, Barbara Rejon, Cindy Regis and Jennifer Renee Hoge. The district claims il...
Ex post facto law
An ex post facto law (Latin for "from after the action" or "after the facts") is a law that retroactively changes the legal consequences (or status) of actions that were committed, or relationships th...
Plea bargaining in the United States
Plea bargaining in the United States is very common; the vast majority of criminal cases in the United States are settled by plea bargain rather than by a jury trial. They have also been increasing in...
Frisking
Frisking (also called a patdown or pat down) is a search of a person's outer clothing wherein a person runs his or her hands along the outer garments to detect any concealed weapons.
In the U.S., ...
Cornelia Grumman
Cornelia Grumman, a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, was the Executive Director of the First Five Years Fund (FFYF - http://ffyf.org/) from 2008-2012. The First Five Years Fund is an education init...
Stop-and-frisk in New York City
The Stop-question-and-frisk program, or stop-and-frisk, in New York City, is a practice of the New York City Police Department in which police officers stop and question a pedestrian, then frisk them ...
Strategic lawsuit against public participation
A strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP) is a lawsuit that is intended to censor, intimidate, and silence critics by burdening them with the cost of a legal defense until they abandon ...
Libertarian perspectives on capital punishment
Most libertarians believe that the capital punishment (death penalty) is an extreme exertion of state power and is of little use in a free society, while it is of great use to a tyrannical government....