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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: Prisoner Executed in Public, Juvenile Offender on the Verge of Execution

Public hanging in Ilam, Iran, on December 22, 2016
NCRI - This morning, December 22, a prisoner was hanged in public in the city of Ilam – Western Iran.

The public execution was carried out this morning, in the city center of Ilam in the presence of chief Justice, the public prosecutor, criminal justice and police chief, the state run Mehr news agency reported.

Also on Monday, December 20th three Baluchi prisoners were hanged in Birjand Prison – Eastern Iran.

Meanwhile Mohammad Reza Haddadi who was 15 years old at the time of arrest (2002) on charges of robbery and murder is due for execution. 

Haddadi has repeatedly denied all the charges during the whole interrogation process, which has been confirmed by the ones who share the same charges with him

He has been also deprived of having access to lawyers.

Source: NCRI, December 22, 2016

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