Saturday, October 14, 2006

News Alerts

Spitzer, Faso spar over death penalty
Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA
... the New York political scene in 1994 as a "pragmatic liberal," the only Democrat among four running for attorney general who supported the death penalty in a ...

Fighting the death penalty Author carries on mission
The Journal - Westchester,NY,USA
... Social Action. Schwarzschild was a longtime advocate for civil rights, racial justice and the elimination of the death penalty. ...

The Death Penalty's Invisible Victims
CounterPunch - Petrolia,CA,USA
... The debate surrounding the death penalty always fires up heated arguments between passionate advocates on both sides of the fence; crime prevention, lethal ...

National Death Penalty Archive Gains Significant New Documents
UAlbany Campus News - Albany,NY,USA
The National Death Penalty Archive at the University at Albany has gained significant additions to its collection of materials related to capital punishment. ...

Fix Florida's death penalty to assure justice done
Orlando Sentinel - Orlando,FL,USA
... The death penalty is an emotional and difficult issue. As a society, we sympathize with victims of capital crimes and their loved ...

India observes 'World Day Against the Death Penalty'
IRNA - Iran
Banners saying 'Abolish Death Penalty' were hung across rivers and candle light vigils were held in cities as human rights activists observed the 'World Day ...

Group rips death penalty
Daily Press - Newport News,VA,USA
... Virginia's death penalty system is flawed and not being administered fairly, according to a new study released Thursday by the ACLU of Virginia. ...

Rwanda moves to ban death penalty
BBC News - UK
The leaders of Rwanda's ruling party have endorsed a proposal to abolish the death penalty, which may encourage the transfer of genocide suspects in exile. ...

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