Stories tagged: hangings
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
Amnesty International: Up to 13,000 hanged in Syria’s ‘slaughterhouse’
The prison north of Damascus was known to detainees as “the slaughterhouse” and in it, as many of 13,000 people were hanged in only four years after a series of …
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 6:37 p.m.
Amnesty International: At least 13,000 hanged in Syrian prison since 2011
Syrian authorities have killed at least 13,000 people since the start of the 2011 uprising in mass hangings at a prison north of Damascus known to detainees as “the slaughterhouse,” …
Mon., May 11, 2015
Through the ‘gallows gates’
Two men were ordered hanged at the Spokane County Courthouse following convictions of first-degree murder. A third, Charles Brooks, was hanged in Spokane County in 1892 before the construction of …
Tue., July 31, 2012
Inmate who hanged himself identified
A man accused of helping Charles Wallace, who shot two sheriff’s deputies before shooting himself to death last month, is the inmate who tried to kill himself at the Spokane …