What you can do to prevent CÚsar Fierro's unjust execution:
1. Stay tuned
If Texas authorities decide to seek a new execution date in the Fierro case, this page will be updated immediately. It will then contain detailed suggestions on how concerned people everywhere can take effective action to oppose his execution. Please return regularly for the latest developments.
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2. Spread the word
Knowledge is power: the more
people who know about this shocking case, the greater its significance for the
authorities who will make the eventual life-or-death decision. Please
tell your friends and contacts about CÚsar's case and
urge them to visit this site.
3. Learn more about the issues
While extraordinary and compelling, the issues raised in the Fierro case are not unique. There are several excellent Internet sites where you can explore the larger context:
The Innocence Project is a nation-wide program dedicated to researching
and addressing wrongful convictions that can be corrected through DNA testing.
Their site includes many stories of innocent people who were sentenced to death
and later exonerated.
Death Penalty Information Center is a great source for accurate and detailed information on
virtually every aspect of the death penalty in the USA. Their Foreign
Nationals page includes statistical data and background material on the 120
foreign citizens on death row.
Human Rights Research is the world's only research
organization specializing in consular rights, foreign
nationals and the death penalty. Their site provides detailed information about
consular rights and its significance for foreigners facing the ultimate in
cruel and degrading punishments.
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