Tag Archive for capital punishment

Positive thoughts for the holidays and media “silly season”

Lord Hylton

All too often, aggressors and those who want to establish illegal “facts on the ground” take advantage of the month of August, hoping that their misdeeds may escape notice. Against this background I will try to outline some positive thoughts, which might germinate during this time: 1:  Stop the execution of juvenile offenders: Young people…

Abolishing the Death Penalty

Lord Hylton

I have been opposed to executions ever since I became involved with cases of miscarriage of justice, many years ago.  The struggle against capital punishment goes on across the world, though rather slowly. Some of you may have heard BBC 5 Live’s programme on 8 August.  This had an interview with Kris Maharaj and his wife,…