On July 31, the Alabama Supreme Court voted 5-4 to indefinitely delay the execution of Thomas Arthur, who is seeking a DNA test he claims could prove his innocence. Another man has confessed to the crime and the state of Alabama has admitted that it has lost the rape kit containing the DNA evidence in question. Thanks to all who took action on his behalf!
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Lybia: Quash Death Sentences of Nine Former Officials (UA 166/15)
A Libyan court has sentenced nine men to death who had been part of Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi’s regime, including his son Saif al-Islam and head of Military Intelligence, Abdallah al-Senussi. The men’s trial was seriously flawed.
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