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Old 10.05.2010, 10:33
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Re: Freedom after 28 years...

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Old 10.05.2010, 14:34
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Re: Freedom after 28 years...

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Imagine being convicted for murder... and the victim turning up years later!
OMG!! That's horrible! That shows you how even suposed "confessions" cannot be taken on their own as sole evidence especially when cops can and do force confessions out of people by torture and under extreme duress. That is so sad.

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His brother said police had forced him to drink chilli-tainted water and set off fireworks above his head in order to make him confess.

While he was in jail, his wife remarried and several of his children were adopted.
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Thanks Carlos, what a touching story!
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Old 10.05.2010, 14:54
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Re: Freedom after 28 years...

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It's the plot of a movie "Double jeopardy"... you can't be re-prosecuted for the same crime.
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Did it ever exist?
Worst! It never will !
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Old 10.05.2010, 14:59
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It's the plot of a movie "Double jeopardy"... you can't be re-prosecuted for the same crime.
According to US law. Listen and repeat: "The world is not America".
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Re: Freedom after 28 years...

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I'd rather have 100 guilty men roaming the streets than one innocent man in prison.
You must miss the UK.
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