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Trial by Fire - Did Texas execute an innocent man?

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The fire moved quickly through the house, a one-story wood-frame structure in a working-class neighborhood of Corsicana, in northeast Texas. Flames spread along the walls, bursting through doorways, blistering paint and tiles and furniture. Smoke pressed against the ceiling, then banked downward, seeping into each room and through crevices in the windows, staining the morning sky.
Buffie Barbee, who was eleven years old and lived two houses down, was playing in her back yard when she smelled the smoke. She ran inside and told her mother, Diane, and they hurried up the street; that’s when they saw the smoldering house and Cameron Todd Willingham standing on the front porch, wearing only a pair of jeans, his chest blackened with soot, his hair and eyelids singed. He was screaming, “My babies are burning up!” His children—Karmon and Kameron, who were one-year-old twin girls, and two-year-old Amber—were trapped inside.
Willingham told the Barbees to call the Fire Department, and while Dia…

Iran: 9 Prisoners Were Executed in Shiraz

9 death row prisoners were hanged in Adel Abad prison in Shiraz on Wednesday April 22.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), among these 9 prisoners, three were charged with murder and 6 others were charged with drug related crimes, three of whom were the citizens of Afghanistan.

There is no information regarding the identity of these prisoners by the time this report is being edited and official authorities have not publicized anything regarding their identity, charges and execution of the sentences.

Source: Human Rights Activists New Agency, April 29, 2015

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