Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Accepts Petition from Robert Garza

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has accepted a petition alleging serious human rights issues in the case of Texas death row inmate Robert Garza.  Mr. Garza is scheduled to be executed on September 19, 2013; he was convicted of the September 4, 2002 murders of María de la Luz Bazaldúa Cobarrubias, Danitzene Lizeth Vázquez Beltrán, […]

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Fort Worth Star-Telegram Editorial on Leal Execution; Other Media Coverage

Today’s Fort Worth Star-Telegram features an editorial on last week’s execution of Humberto Leal and the implications for the rule of law (“U.S. treaty promises must mean what they say,” July 14, 2011).  The editorial notes that “Though his case is over, that shouldn’t remove the urgency of Congress approving legislation to make clear that […]

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Profile On Soon To Be Executed Texas Death Row Inmate, Linda Carty

Bianca Jagger, an international human right’s activist, Council of Europe Goodwill Ambassador, and the founder and chair of the Biana Jagger Human Rights Foundation, wrote a death row profile in the April 27, 2010 issue of the Huffington Post titled “A Case for the Supreme Court’”. The article highlights the case of Texas death row […]

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