Alabama Prisoner’s Prolonged Suffering in Lethal Injection Execution Sparks Outrage

Alabama, USA – The recent execution of Kenneth Smith in Alabama has sparked controversy and raised concerns over the use of nitrogen gas as a method of lethal injection. The Rev Jeff Hood, a Catholic chaplain who ministered to Smith, described the execution as the “worst thing” he had ever witnessed, citing the prolonged suffering … Read more

Prisoner’s Life Sentence Culminates in Fatal Murder by Fellow Inmate

PORTAGE, Wisconsin — On November 28, 1994, Jesse Anderson was killed by Christopher Scarver while serving a life sentence in a Wisconsin prison for murdering his wife. It was a case that garnered less attention but was equally as shocking. Anderson, already serving a life sentence for the murder of his wife, was attacked and … Read more

Kurdish Political Prisoners Sentenced to Death by Tehran Court Amid Iran-Israel Tensions

TEHRAN, Iran – A Tehran court has declared the death sentences of four Kurdish political prisoners on charges of collaborating with Israel. The Norwegian-based human rights group Hengaw has raised concerns about the imminent danger the prisoners are facing due to political decisions being made by the Iranian government. According to Hengaw, the sentences of … Read more

Inmate Raped and Murdered by Fellow Prisoners in Rawalpindi Jail, Sparking Increased Security Measures

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan – Tragedy struck at Adiala jail when a prisoner was reportedly raped and murdered by four fellow inmates, said to be influential within the prison. The Saddar Bairuni police have taken action against the suspects and have initiated an investigation. The incident has raised serious concerns about the security measures in place at … Read more

Iranian Prisoners Facing Death Sentences Transferred to Solitary Confinement

URMIA, Iran – Five Iranians accused of espionage are facing the death penalty and have been moved to solitary confinement in Urmia Prison, according to reports. The individuals, Mansour Rasouli, Aran Omri, Rahman Parhazou, Vafa Hanareh, and Nasim Namazi, have been subjected to interrogation on charges of espionage and intelligence cooperation with Israel. Rasouli was … Read more