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There is no doubt that if he did do this murder, he will be convicted and probably get the death penalty. Who can pull him out of this one?
Peru Death Penalty Abolished in 1979
Peru is one of the many Latin American countries who signed on to the American Convention on Human Rights "Pact of San Jose, Costa Rica" in 1979, officially abolishing the death penalty for all but a few offenses. In the time since signing, Peru has not executed any prisoners.
The country's stance on capital punishment has come to the attention of the many people following the case of Dutch national Joran van der Sloot, currently the prime suspect in the Sunday morning murder of a 21-year-old woman in Lima, Peru. Van der Sloot was arrested in Santiago, Chile on Thursday and is currently awaiting extradition to Peru, where even if he is found guilty of murder, he will not face the death penalty.
Originally posted by Trueman
reply to post by EGO84
I know Peru and part of Chile. Chileans are very civilized and organized. Any jail in Peru will be awsome for this guy. Let me explain it, a young white boy???....they will fight to dead for "him-her", LOL.
Originally posted by EGO84
I think most of you Yanks just don't get the things I'm saying. Plus I'm not upset, this is just a discussion.
I only added the facts to this discussion and people wished to twist the facts, which got a certain discussion going. Fact is... he never claimed to have killed Natalie.. he claimed to know what killed her and what happened to her body. Most of you Yanks just don't want to accept this.
He should have gone to jail years ago... But if he was set up... then you can cheer all you want... but two wrongs wouldn't make a right, or would it?
Personally if I would base my opinion about Americans and justice...on this topic, I would not be impressed with American justice. When I've been led to believe otherwise.
Originally posted by Mdv2
reply to post by mishigas
I am not sure whether the death penalty is worse than spending the rest of your life in a Peruvian jail. We can only hope he'll not be extradited to the Netherlands. Fortunately enough, there is no extradition treaty between Peru and the Netherlands. If there were, his stay would have been very comfortable. Sadly, prisoners in this country get pretty much everything they wish for.