Pages tagged with Execution

Many atrocities were committed during the religious reforms during the 1500s. The execution of Anne Boleyn was just one example of an innocent victim who suffered the consequences during that time.
Since Mona had but two weeks off in August, Adam decides to spend his summer working in St. John's and both would go home to see their families at the end of the summer.
A brief history of Bodmin Jail in North Cornwall. One of Britains most advanced prisons when it opened in 1779 now a popular tourist attraction and important historical site.
Writing about anything that can’t be neatly labeled is a frustrating experience. What do you call a memoir that has to be fictionalized to protect someone you’re writing about? Is it still a memoir if part of it hasn’t happened yet? If you don’t know how it will end?
This is an article about the execution of Troy Davis, who claimed innocence until his death.
Sam requested to be removed from his ventilator and given only palliative care. What he got was euthanasia. Euthanasia is illegal in this state and many others. His death strongly resembled a prisoner execution. He was given no chance to breathe on his own. Our society condones a...
Newgate Prison was a prison in London, at the corner of Newgate Street and Old Bailey just inside the City of London. It was originally located at the site of Newgate, a gate in the Roman London Wall. The gate/prison was rebuilt in the 12th century, and demolished in 1777. The prison ...
Death penalty is officially executed only rarely nowadays. But still many governments are for the official capital punishment. While world nations are rising against death penalty, India voted against capital punishment in the United Nations on 19 November, 2012 and hanged Ajmal Amir ...
This page gives information about one of the historical methods of human torture and execution. WARNING. SOME DISTURBING IMAGES
What would it feel like to know the exact time of your death?
The death penalty does not deter people from Killing each other. In fact, it may do just the opposite.
Some of us don't feel like Osama's death should be a celebration.
Anne Boleyn was Henry VIII's second wife and the mother of Eilzabeth I. She reigned as queen for three years before Henry's eyes began to wonder once more. When he was tired of Anne he had her executed on the flimsiest, some say non-existent evidence so that he could marry Jane Seym...
The sun was a half circle on the horizon. The vertical guides of the guillotine cast a shadow of cross on the bloody platform.
Here are a few jokes that are sure to get a giggle out of you.
JARRAT, Va - In United States, Teresa Lewis’s execution took place on Thursday at 9:13 p.m, authorities said. She is the first woman whose execution took place in five years. Despite outcry of many people, she was executed. It is known to be first woman’s execution in Virginia in ...
Oranges and Lemons a tale of executions to the sounds of the bells of St. Clements
A radical revision of the American prison system and rehabilitation while addressing various ethical questions. Just because you may not like it, doesn't mean it won't work better than the existing system.
I am totally opposed to the death penalty in all circumstances. It hasn't always been that way, I once thought that the death penalty should be applied selectively. Chemical Ali would have been one such exception. He was, without doubt a monster. A cold-blooded killer of innocent men,...
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