Capital Idea

A Fair Cop – The Ultimate Price

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (April 14th 2017) Lessons Learned? The USA restored the death penalty after a four year break in 1976. There had been no executions since 1967 – the Supreme Court ruled the statutes unconstitutional in…
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Killer Cops – The Failure of Deterrence

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (April 14th 2017) Deterrence? Article 50 has been triggered, but it has emerged that many Brexit supporters want more than tighter immigration controls – they want the return of capital punishment too, but what…
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Disgracing Justice – the Eikenhof Three

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (March 7th 2013) Vindication Almost 20 years ago Zandra Mitchley and teenagers Shaun Nel and Claire Silberbauer were murdered in a notorious armed attack on a car approaching Eikenhof, which is near Johannesburg. All…
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The Hardest Word

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (March 14th 2013) Injury to Insult The Eikenhof Three are still waiting for apologies for what they went through almost two decades after they were subjected to a terrifying ordeal that could have ended…
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