‘Don’t execute Kenneth Smith with nitrogen’: Appeal begins in US

‘Don’t execute Kenneth Smith with nitrogen’: Appeal begins in US

Rome – International Mobilization for a Cause Kenneth SmithAn American citizen is on death row and is at risk of being killed in Alabama by nitrogen asphyxiation.

The man, who was convicted of contract murder in 1988, He was actually supposed to be executed last year But the person responsible for the execution failed to insert the needle into his veins with the lethal injection. Smith was then returned to his cell after spending more than four hours strapped to a stretcher.

“Inhumane decision”

American and foreign associations are now dealing with his case. And in Italy a few days later World Day Against the Death Penalty is scheduled for October 10, mobilizing the community of Sant’Egidio. “We are faced with an inhuman and unimaginable decision,” the organization denounced: “A substance also banned for killing animals It will be used on a human being, in addition to the death penalty Enormous suffering“.

Appeal to the Governor of Alabama

Send the community Appeal to the Governor of AlabamaKay IveyNoting that the initiative has already been signed by thousands of people.

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