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Latest news articles on Randy's appeal, and the Petition regarding the anti-Semitic, racist judge...

A “Texas Seven” escapee on death row has filed an appeal claiming a  former Dallas County judge referred to him with obscenity-laced  anti-Semitic language, part of an alleged pattern of racism and bias so  serious that he says the jurist should have recused himself before the  man’s 2003 trial.

Randy Halprin was convicted in murder of a police  officer; claims judge harbors ‘deep-seated animus towards and prejudices  about non-white, non-Christian people’

In this section you will find links to external sites where you can find out more about the death penalty (some of which focus particularly on Texas) and links to other valuable resources.  

The TDCJ's official site for information on Death Row

A grassroots organisation, based in Texas, committed to ending the Death Penalty

Their mission is to abolish the death penalty in the US, and support efforts to abolish the death penalty worldwide.

A non-profit organisation with the primary goal of mobilising statewide support for a moratorium on executions in Texas.

A group committed to finding more effective alternatives to the death penalty through nonviolent direct action.

An independent body of politically influential people with international standing, supported by a diverse group of 18 governments from all world regions, working for a world free from the death penalty.

An alliance of more than 150 NGOs, bar associations, local authorities and unions, created in Rome on 13 May 2002.

The world's leading human rights organisation

The Student Chapter of Amnesty International, based at the University of Texas

Exonerates the wrongly convicted through DNA testing and reforms the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.

Empowering the exonerated to end the death penalty

Founded in 1988, Death Penalty Focus is committed to the abolition of  the death penalty through public education, grassroots organizing and  political advocacy, media outreach, and domestic and international coalition building.

A truly amazing organisation, led by the family members of murder victims.  They conduct public education speaking tours, and explore and promote alternatives to the death penalty...Their motto is "The answer is love and compassion for all of humanity".

One of the most remarkable voices we have in the fight against the death penalty! This lady campaigns tirelessly, and invites everyone to consider the death penalty on a much deeper level, and its consequences and effects on society.

People powered community radio, broadcasting from Houston. The station hosts The Prison Show, every Friday night from 9pm to 11pm, focusing solely on the Texas Prison System. There is also a dedicated Death Row news section every week, as well as many and varied guests. Calls from friends and family members of incarcerated loved ones, are taken from 10pm (Texas time).  Call 713-526-5738 to shout out, or listen to the show via the link below...

Listen live, or catch up on the show's archives

Information and some history on the Death Penalty, some of the information is particular to Texas.

A wealth of news on the death penalty, from around the world

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