Terminal cancer patient executed in the USA


This video, in English and Spanish, is against the death penalty in the USA.

From Dutch NOS TV:

In the US state of Oklahoma, a terminal cancer patiënt has been killed by an injection. It is a 49 year old man, convicted eleven years ago for shooting his employer.

Opponents of the death penalty call this execution senseless as the man had only half a year left to live. His lawyer had asked the supreme court to stop the execution as it would be against the constitution which bans cruel and unusual punishment.

See also here.

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