The pseudo-Uighur court – CGTN

Editor’s Note: Alfred de Zayas is professor of international law at the Geneva School of Diplomacy and was United Nations independent expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order 2012-18. He is the author of ten books, including “Building a Just World Order”. The article reflects the …

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Swiss Supreme Court overturns conviction of doctor who assisted in the suicide of a healthy elderly woman – JURIST – News

The Swiss Federal Court reversed the conviction of a Geneva doctor who assisted a healthy elderly woman in assisted suicide so that she would not outlive her terminally ill husband. Initially convicted in 2019, Pierre Beck was sentenced to 120 days in prison for breaking federal law. He administered a …

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Bureau of Justice Statistics: Death Row Below 2,500 For First Time In 29 Years After 20 Consecutive Years Of Decline, Average Time On Death Row Rises To 19.4 Years

The number of people on death row in the United States fell below 2,500 for the first time in 29 years after twenty consecutive years of decline, according to the US Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). In a new report, Capital punishment, 2020 – Statistical tables, published …

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Mauro Perucchetti to unveil a new series of immersive sculptural 3D paintings.

Mauro Perucchetti detail SUPERFICI 2021 124 x 125 cm Courtesy of the artist Mauro Perucchetti will unveil a new series of immersive sculptural 3D paintings in a highly anticipated solo exhibition in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Perucchetti rose to fame for his pigmented resin Jelly Babies, originally inspired by cloning, and …

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Essex animal lover wins national campaign award

ANIMAL LOVER whose animal was mistakenly euthanized has won a national award for her work to protect others from the same fate. Dawn Ashley, of Benfleet, took home the Special Recognition Trophy at the Mirror People’s Pet Awards, presented last night at Grosvenor House in London. She campaigned to change …

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U.S. makes 11th execution of 2021, least in decades

Published on: 12/09/2021 – 19:08Amended: 12/09/2021 – 19:06 Washington (AFP) – A convicted murderer was executed by lethal injection in Oklahoma on Thursday, the 11th person to be executed in the United States this year, the least in decades. Bigler Stouffer spent more than 35 years on death row for …

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Trucks Catch Up in Autonomous Vehicle Race, Auto News, ET Auto

In the year to December 6, total investment activity in autonomous logistics vehicles quintupled to $ 6.5 billion, from $ 1.3 billion in the same period in 2020 , according to the PitchBook starter data platform. By Nick Carey and Paul Lienert OXFORD: We’d all be spinning around in the …

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A fair tribute to a woolly icon

Dolly the sheep, unrelated to Shaun, was the world’s first cloned mammal and an overnight sensation in 1997. International TV crews descended on the Roslin Institute near Edinburgh as news of the scientific breakthrough leaked – a US network wanted to book Dolly for a talk show, which would have …

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Portuguese president again vetos euthanasia law

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has once again vetoed the euthanasia law passed by the Portuguese Parliament. The President of the Portuguese Republic asked for details on the conditions required to be able to request assisted suicide, because, according to him, the text does not specify whether one must be suffering …

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Judge refuses to drop death penalty for Nikolas Cruz

Nikolas Cruz faces the death penalty during his trial due to open in January. File photo courtesy of the Broward County Sheriff | License photo December 7 (UPI) – A Florida judge on Tuesday dismissed Nikolas Cruz’s request to remove the death penalty from consideration at his next sentencing hearing …

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