Tag : death sentence
Dylann Roof sentencing title : Dylann Roof Death Sentence: 'May God Have Mercy on Your Soul' Says One Survivor
summary : A federal judge in South Carolina formally sentenced mass murderer Dylann Roof to death on Wednesday, one day after jury members recommended he be executed for killing nine people through gunfire inside an Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston on June 17, 2015. The victims, all African-Americans, had been attending a prayer service. Roof is the first person to be sentenced to death in a federal trial that included hate crimes' charges, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. In all, Roof, 22, was charged with 33 hate crimes.
date : Jan 12, 2017 01:19 PM EST
Dylann Roof title : Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Found Guilty For Massacre, May Face Death Penalty For Crime
summary : The 22 year old killer was found guilty on all 33 federal charges, including racial crimes and violation of religious freedom. Families of victims hope to see Roof get the death penalty.
date : Dec 16, 2016 09:19 AM EST
Asia Bibi title : Pakistan Supreme Court Delays Ruling on Asia Bibi Case as Islamist Pressures Mount
summary : As Islamist groups warned of reprisals for a possible acquittal in Pakistan's highest profile blasphemy case, the country's Supreme Court today delayed ruling on an appeal against the death sentence given to Christian mother of five Aasiya Noreen.
date : Oct 13, 2016 11:51 AM EDT
Asia Bibi title : Asia Bibi Blasphemy Case: Rights Groups Urge 24/7 Prayer As Christian Mother Faces Last Chance to Overturn Death Sentence
summary : A Christian charity is urging believers worldwide to unite in prayer for Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian mother who has suffered in prison since she was arrested in 2010, as she faces her final chance to overturn the decision which sentenced her to death under the country's blasphemy laws.
date : Oct 06, 2016 01:10 PM EDT
Asia Bibi title : Asia Bibi Blasphemy Case: Christian Mother Facing Last Chance to Overturn Death Sentence
summary : Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian mother who has suffered in prison since she was arrested in 2010, will have one final chance to overturn the decision which sentenced her to death under the country's blasphemy laws.
date : Aug 23, 2016 11:18 AM EDT