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Every case coming for hearing is important in the apex court of the land in its own sense but some cases become landmark because they set a precedent that affects many lives, that touches a broad spectrum of mindsets and that brings fundamental changes. 242 more words


Inside America's prisons

Inmates walk in San Quentin state prison in San Quentin, California


Egyptian Prosecutor General Assassinated on Eve of Anniversary of Morsi Overthrow

Mary Chastain reports: An explosion has killed Egyptian Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat and injured at least seven more people on Monday morning in Cairo.

Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, a spokesman for the health ministry, said Barakat passed away after surgeries. 180 more words

War Room

Saudi Arabia says it will support human rights as long as they can still kill gay people

Middle Eastern country faced criticism for acts of torture against LGBTI people

Saudi Arabia convicts homosexuality with anything from whipping to a death sentence.

Saudi Arabia has said it will support human rights as long as they can still kill LGBTI people. 677 more words


Senate approves life sentence for rape,10 years for incest

The Senate has passed the sexual
offences bill which now attracts life
imprisonment for anybody found guilty
of rape, child sex tourism or deliberate
passage of HIV/AIDS to innocent citizens, 185 more words


The Stain of Mass Incarceration: Exposing the Wound of My Father’s Life Sentence

By Ebony Underwood

7 years ago on my 14th birthday my father took my sister, Miko, and I out for lunch. We decided to dine at the newly opened Hard Rock Cafe. 547 more words

News From The Soul Brother

I've served 15 years of my life sentence for a drug crime. Can I go home now?

By Sharanda Jones

Late last month, US attorney general Eric Holder announced that the Obama administration would release new guidelines for clemency petitions, opening up the possibility that thousands of people serving long prison sentences for non-violent drug offenses might be released. 382 more words

News From The Soul Brother