David Griffiths

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First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 1 reports

Christian Pakistani Women Sentenced to Death Will Take Case to Highest Court

Protesters demand the release of Asia Bibi at a rally in Lahore, Pakistan, on November 21, 2010. Mohsin Raza/ReutersA Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy is taking her case to the country’s highest court after a high court dismissed ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - 15 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

It's a Capital event at Swansea Jazzland

Capital City Jazz Orchestra who play Swansea Jazzland on October 29.Comments (0)Jazz: October 23-29.ANY up-coming young jazz musicians may wish to attend a free jazz masterclass given by Dave Cottle at the St James Social Club, St James Crescent, Uplands, ... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Christian Mom of 5 Sentenced to Death

- Shares ShareTweetEmailMoreGoogle+PinterestRedditStumbleuponAll Other Social Networks 6:00PM EDT 10/22/2014 Leilani Haywood Asia Bibi has been sentenced to death. Asia Bibi has been sentenced to be hanged by the Pakistani courts. Bibi was accused by ... [Published Charisma - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistani court upholds death sentence for Christian woman accused of insulting Islam

Asia Bibi's death sentence was upheld last week, despite an international outcry.Asia Bibi was harvesting berries in Pakistan five years ago when she took the drink of water that could cost her her life.A Christian in the Muslim-dominated and increasingly ... [Published FOXNews.com - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Chance to audition for three plays in Bromley

First published in Where I Live by Jim Palmer , leisure editorActors have the chance to star in an Aykbourn play, the autobiographical story of playwright Neil Simon and an interesting character study in Bromley.Bromley Little Theatre is holding ... [Published This is Local London - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistani Court Upholds Death Sentence for Christian Mother convicted of blasphemy

Last week, a Pakistani high court upheld a death sentence for Asia Bibi, a Christian mother accused of blasphemy.  Bibi, a mother of five and a Christian, was arrested in June of 2009 and sentenced to death in November 2010 under Pakistan’s controversial ... [Published American Thinker - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Death sentence upheld for Pakistani mother

LAHORE, Pakistan — In spite of protests within Pakistan and abroad against the country’s blasphemy laws, the Lahore High Court upheld Thursday (Oct. 16) the death sentence for a Christian mother accused of insulting Islam’s prophet Muhammad.Aasiya Noreen, ... [Published Christian Examiner - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Asia Bibi's Death Sentence Upheld by Lahore High Court

Asia Bibi’s death sentence was upheld by the Lahore High Court in Pakistan on Thursday. Bibi, a Roman Catholic mother of five also known as Aasiya Noreen, was sentenced to die in 2010 after she was convicted of blasphemy. Bibi’s Muslim coworkers accused ... [Published Christianity Today - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 4 reports

Pakistan Court Upholds Death Sentence for Blasphemy

A Pakistani court has upheld the death penalty of a Christian woman whose 2010 conviction for blasphemy led to the assassination of two politicians who supported her. Asia Bibi, a mother of four, has been in prison since being convicted of making derogatory ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 6 reports

Afghanistan hangs five men for gang raping four women on their way home from a wedding

Afghan authorities executed five men who were convicted of armed robbery and gang rape, the Kabul police chief said, following a case that galvanized the nation in recent weeks. Gen. Mohammad Zahir Zahir says the men were hanged on Wednesday in the ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 4 reports

Afghanistan: Execution of 5 gang-rapists condemned as 'revenge' killings

The execution of five men in Afghanistan who had been convicted over a gang rape following a series of flawed trials ammounts to revenge killings, Amnesty International said as the men were hanged this morning.Five men convicted of armed robbery and zina ... [Published Noodls - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 2 reports

UN COMMISSION EMPHASIZES EMPTY RIGHTS PROMISES

The United Nations Human Rights Committee (HRC) in Geneva, Switzerland, today began reviewing Sri Lanka’s respect for rights enshrined in the key human rights treaty: the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). This is the first ... [Published Misna - Oct 07 2014]

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"This is a grave injustice," David Griffiths, Amnesty International's deputy Asia Pacific director told Fox News. "asia bibi should never have been convicted in the first place – still less sentenced to death – and the fact that she could pay with her life for an argument is sickening." He added that the blasphemy laws being used to prosecute Bibi violate international law

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Pakistani, Indian bishops condemn Asia Bibi dea... [Published UCAN India - 2 hours ago]
Christian Pakistani Women Sentenced to Death Wi... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - 15 hours ago]
It's a Capital event at Swansea Jazzland [Published South Wales Evening Post - Oct 23 2014]
Christian Mom of 5 Sentenced to Death [Published Charisma - Oct 22 2014]
Chance to audition for three plays in Bromley [Published This is Local London - Oct 22 2014]
Pakistani court upholds death sentence for Chri... [Published FOXNews.com - Oct 21 2014]
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Pakistani Court Upholds Death Sentence for Chri... [Published American Thinker - Oct 20 2014]
Asia Bibi's husband distraught after court upho... [Published Christian Today - Oct 18 2014]
Death sentence upheld for Pakistani mother [Published Christian Examiner - Oct 18 2014]
Asia Bibi's Death Sentence Upheld by Lahore Hig... [Published Christianity Today - Oct 17 2014]
Pakistan Court Upholds Death Sentence for Blasp... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 17 2014]
Pakistan Court Upholds Death Sentence Of Christ... [Published International Business Times - Oct 17 2014]
Pakistan Court Upholds Death Sentence for Blasp... [Published VOA News - Oct 17 2014]
NATIONAL - Aasia Bibi loses appeal against deat... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Oct 17 2014]
Pakistan: Court rejects Asia Bibi's appeal, uph... [Published Independent Catholic News - Oct 17 2014]
Young and old enjoy day out at Worcestershire n... [Published Tewkesbury Admag - Oct 14 2014]
Food Bank looking for help [Published CTV News - Oct 12 2014]
Executions an Affront to Justice: Amnesty [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 10 2014]
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Five Afghan men hanged for gang rape [Published DAWN Group - Oct 09 2014]
Afghanistan hangs five men over gang rape [Published ABC Online - Oct 09 2014]
Afghanistan hangs five men for gang raping four... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 08 2014]
Afghanistan Executes 5 Men for Gang Rape [Published VOA News - Oct 08 2014]
Amnesty International Condemns Executions in Af... [Published RIA Novosti - Oct 08 2014]
Five men executed in Afghanistan for gang rape [Published The Independent - Oct 08 2014]
Afghanistan executes 5 men in gang rape case [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Oct 08 2014]
5 Afghan men hanged for gang-rape despite UN ap... [Published The Sun Daily - Oct 08 2014]
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Afghanistan hangs five men for gang raping four... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 08 2014]
Afghan authorities executed five men who were convicted of armed robbery and gang rape, the Kabul police chief said, following a case that galvanized the nation in recent weeks. Gen. Mohammad Zahir Zahir says the men were hanged on Wednesday in the ...
Afghanistan: Execution of five men an affront t... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 08 2014]
Source: AmnestyCountry: Afghanistan The execution of five men in Afghanistan who had been convicted over a gang rape following a series of flawed trials is an affront to justice, Amnesty International said. Five men convicted of armed robbery and zina ...
Afghanistan: Afghanistan: Execution of five men... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 08 2014]
Source: AmnestyCountry: Afghanistan The execution of five men in Afghanistan who had been convicted over a gang rape following a series of flawed trials is an affront to justice, Amnesty International said. Five men convicted of armed robbery and zina ...
Fluid mechanics suggests alternative to quantum... [Published MIT News feed - Sep 12 2014]
The central mystery of quantum mechanics is that small chunks of matter sometimes seem to behave like particles, sometimes like waves. For most of the past century, the prevailing explanation of this conundrum has been what’s called the “Copenhagen interpretation” ...
Families of Afghan Civilians Killed by US/NATO ... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 14 2014]
By Bruce Pannier via RFE/RL Amnesty International has released a report documenting the inability of the families of Afghan civilians killed in attacks by U.S. and other foreign forces to obtain justice. The report, titled “Left In The Dark,” calls ...
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