COURT CANCELS DEATH SENTENCES FOR LYNCH MOB WHO MURDERED WOMAN

ON THE SAME DAY IN MAY THAT THE FOUR MEN WERE GIVEN THE DEATH PENALTY, THE JUDGE SENTENCED EIGHT DEFENDANTS TO 16 YEARS IN PRISON AND ACQUITTED 18 OTHERS.

KIMBERLEY MOTLEY, A US LAWYER IN AFGHANISTAN WHO REPRESENTED FARKHUNDA'S FAMILY AT THE FIRST TRIAL DESCRIBED THE DECISION AS "OUTRAGEOUS".

Ramin Anwari, a Kabul-based activist, said: "Not all but a group of civil society activists have been against the death penalty from day one, so that could be a welcome decision [to commute them] but the concerning issue is that the court has been behind closed doors and the discrepancy there is. Twenty years is not the equivalent to a death sentence. The equivalent is a life sentence."
"We have to keep fighting," he said ...

An Afghan court has quashed the death sentences given to four men for their part in the murder of a woman lynched by a mob in the centre of Kabul. The death of Farkhunda Malikzada, who was beaten and burned before being...

THIS IS AN AGGREGATED SUMMARY. READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Article ID: 26187 Date: 2nd July, 2015 Social Shares: 182
Meta: Complete Last Checked: 25-09-2016

Social Shares:

  • 89 shares when found, 2nd July, 2015.
  • 97 shares 0 d, 03 hrs later.
  • 101 shares 0 d, 07 hrs later.
  • 107 shares 0 d, 12 hrs later.
  • 110 shares 0 d, 16 hrs later.
  • Facebook (36)
  • Twitter (73)
  • LinkedIn (1)

FLORIDA SENATOR MARCO RUBIO HAS CALLED FOR A SUSPECTED SCHOOL SHOOTER'S EXECUTION


The man accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school should be executed, Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio has said... READ MORE

20th February, 2018 823

DEATH PENALTY SOUGHT AGAINST KILLER CLOWN SUSPECT


She was extradited on Tuesday from Abingdon, Virginia, where she lived with her husband Michael Warren for years... READ MORE

5th October, 2017 1

DYLANN ROOF SAYS IT'S 'NOT FAIR' HE HAS TO HEAR SO MUCH FROM THE LOVED ONES OF HIS VICTIMS


Dylann Roof says it's 'not fair' he has to hear so much from the loved ones of his victims... READ MORE

5th January, 2017 54982

JAMES HOLMES SPARED DEATH PENALTY FOR US CINEMA KILLINGS


Profile Aurora gunman James Holmes In July, Holmes was convicted on 165 counts of murder, attempted murder and an explosives charge over the shootings in Aurora, Colorado... READ MORE

8th August, 2015 1853

JESSICA WONGSO GETS 20 YEARS FOR CYANIDE MURDER


An Australian resident has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after being found guilty of murdering her friend with a cyanide laced coffee... READ MORE

27th October, 2016 567

NEBRASKA POISED TO ABOLISH DEATH PENALTY, WOULD BE FIRST STATE SINCE 2013


If that vote holds in a veto override, Nebraska would become the first conservative state to repeal the death penalty since 1973... READ MORE

6th January, 2016 386

'BLACK WIDOW' INVESTIGATED AFTER DEATHS OF SEVEN PARTNERS


In April 2012, another black widow killer, 39-year-old Kanae Kijima, was given the death penalty for the murders of three men she met through Internet dating sites... READ MORE

20th November, 2014 370

KALAMAZOO SHOOTINGS: UBER DRIVER BLAMES APP


Mr Dalton is charged with shooting eight people, killing six of them during a five-hour period... READ MORE

14th March, 2016 202

OSCAR PISTORIUS TO REMAIN IN JAIL AS PAROLE DECISION DELAYED


They are pursuing a murder conviction and a longer sentence, arguing that Pistorius deliberately killed Steenkamp after an argument... READ MORE

5th October, 2015 153

12 FACE DEATH PENALTY OVER 2006 TERROR ATTACKS


An Indian court has convicted 12 people over the bombings of seven Mumbai commuter trains that killed 188 people and wounded 800 others in July 2006... READ MORE

11th September, 2015 81

JAMES HOLMES IS FOUND GUILTY IN 2012 COLORADO MOVIE THEATER SHOOTING


Email Justin Independent.co.uk New York James Holmes was found guilty of first-degree murder on Thursday afternoon for the theater massacre three years ago... READ MORE

16th July, 2015 79

PAKISTAN EXECUTES MAN WHO WAS A JUVENILE WHEN ARRESTED FOR MURDER


Since last december's taliban attack on a school more than 230 people have been executed after pakistan lifted a 2008 moratorium on carrying out death sentences... READ MORE

29th September, 2015 66

OHIO'S RICKY JACKSON EXONERATED AFTER 39 YEARS IN PRISON


A judge has dropped all charges against a man who has spent 39 years in prison for murder, making him the longest-held US prisoner to be exonerated... READ MORE

20th November, 2014 45

CHINA EXECUTES MAN WHO KILLED TODDLER OVER A PARKING SPACE


Han was sentenced to life in prison in 1996 for stealing a car but was released 2012 after the sentence was commuted, the reports said... READ MORE

31st October, 2014 44

OSCAR PISTORIUS RELEASED FROM PRISON, PUT UNDER HOUSE ARREST


They could either reject the prosecution's appeal, order a retrial or convict Pistorius of murder themselves, legal experts say... READ MORE

19th October, 2015 34

I CANNOT 'EXECUTE' CONVICTED MURDERERS - TANZANIA'S PRESIDENT DECLARES


Tanzania's Penal Code, Cap 16 stipulates the death penalty for serious offenses like murder and treason... READ MORE

12th September, 2017 30

U.S. STATE OF GEORGIA EXECUTES ONLY WOMAN ON ITS DEATH ROW


Kelly Renee Gissendaner was pronounced dead by injection of pentobarbital at the state prison in Jackson... READ MORE

30th September, 2015 28

OHIO'S RICKY JACKSON EXONERATED AFTER 39 YEARS IN PRISON


A judge has dropped all charges against a man who has spent 39 years in prison for murder, making him the longest-held US prisoner to be exonerated... READ MORE

20th November, 2014 26

NOTORIOUS INLA KILLER BACK IN DUBLIN AFTER YEAR-LONG EXILE


Notorious INLA killer Declan 'Whacker' Duffy is back in Dublin and is already attempting to extort cash from other criminals... READ MORE

16th November, 2014 23

AMERICANS DIVIDED OVER DEATH FOR BOSTON BOMBER DZHOKHAR TSARNAEV, POLL FINDS


Forty-seven percent of those polled want the death penalty for the Boston marathon bomber, while 42 percent would rather he spend life in prison... READ MORE

1st March, 2016 18


IMPORTANT TERMS OF USE & DISCLAIMER INFORMATION:

Daily Digital News provides public access to an archive of historical news articles from many popular news sources. Daily Digital News provides keyword searchable summaries, and links, to news articles that were originally publically accessible, and all news articles presented on dailydigitalnews.com were initially freely available to the general public. Daily Digital News does not claim any copyright ownership of the aggregated content on this website. Aggregated news content as well as photographs or images presented on dailydigitalnews.com may be subject to copyright, and the use made here is consistent with the principles of limited use for research and education. Daily Digital News takes advantage of unique web-crawling technologies and algorithms. This includes the use of Watson Natural Language Understanding and TextRazor (www.textrazor.com) as well as other open source technologies. Daily Digital News operates this website on a not for profit basis. No income, revenue, remuneration, or profit of any kind has been made as a result of providing this website to the public. Use of this website is at the user's own discretion. Daily Digital News exercises no control over the use made of this website and accepts no liability to users or resources in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with this website. Full Terms & Conditions