LITHUANIA TO EXECUTE JOURNALIST’S MURDERER.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 10
President Algirdas Brazauskas turned down the last appeal for clemency from Boris Dekanidze who had been convicted of the October 1993 murder of investigative journalist Vytas Lengyz, BNS reported May 11. His execution would be the sixth since Lithuania regained its independence and is likely to draw protests from European nations which do not have the death penalty.
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