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State Plans to seek Death Penalty in Diana Alvarez Case

The state has announced its intention to seek the death penalty against Jorge Guerrero Torres, who was indicted about a week or so ago for first degree murder in the kidnapping death of nine-year-old Diana Alvarez. 81 more words

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Lee County calls 'Dibs' on Accused Gambling Grandma Killer

Lois Riess, who is accused of killing a woman who looked like her in Fort Myers as she fled from charges of murdering her husband in Minnesota, was arrested a few days ago in Texas. 109 more words

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THE SKY ISN’T FALLING, PART TWO

On District Attorney Larry Krasner’s fourth day in office, he fired 31 prosecutors in what the media characterized as one of the most “shocking and drastic shakeups that anyone could recall.” “The purge was on full display,” said Dann Cuellar of… 490 more words

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Sri Lanka’s Evolving Stance on the Death Penalty

The Advocates for Human Rights serves on the Steering Committee of the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty. In that capacity, The Advocates often collaborates with the World Coalition to engage in advocacy at the United Nations when a UN body reviews the human rights record of a country that retains the death penalty. 795 more words

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The Advocates’ lobbying against the death penalty packs a big punch at the Universal Periodic Review of Japan

Japan is one out of the fifty eight countries (including the United States) where the death penalty is still legal and actively carried out. In Japan, crimes punishable by execution include murder, terrorism, arson, and treason. 1,352 more words

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