World Court to U.S.: Halt Mexicans Executions

Excerpt: The United States must stay executions of five Mexicans on Texas' death row until their cases can be reviewed, the U.N.'s highest court says. Mexico requested that the court stop Texas from executing its citizens – at least one convicted of gang rape and murder of two teenage girls – claiming the U.S. is ignoring an International Court of Justice directive to evaluate the cases of 51 Mexicans on state death rows.

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