Capital Punishment

Capital punishment – a matter of life and death

ON September 3, Muhammad Hafizul Rashid Emmy, 29, broke down in tears when the Kuala Lumpur High Court sentenced him to death by hanging after convicting him of smuggling 299.09g of cannabis into the country. three years ago. Following this heartbreaking news, social media users are calling for the abolition …

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Letters to the Editor – September 4, 2021

The question: The potential release of the convicted murderer of 24-year-old Barbara Meliota in 1982. I am writing this letter to support Phyllis Meliota (“’I can never forgive’,” August 30). I am a retired police officer and I oppose the parole of Anthony Doyle and all the murderers. Doyle’s crime …

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Death row convict Zane Floyd revealed

Lawyers for death row inmate Zane Floyd, convicted of the Las Vegas grocery store massacre, on Tuesday filed court documents detailing for the first time a request to commute his death sentence. Federal public defenders for Floyd have argued that he suffered from brain damage caused by the Fetal Alcohol …

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