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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

In 'Cruel and Inhuman' Verdict, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Sentenced to Death

'The death penalty is not justice,' says Amnesty International. 'It will only compound the violence, and it will not deter others from committing similar crimes in the future.'

Common Dreams staff ·

Sen. Warren Opposes Death Penalty for Convicted Boston Bomber

Though Massachusetts, where both the crimes and trial took place, does not have the death penalty, the federal charges under which Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted allow for it.

Jon Queally, staff writer ·

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Guilty on All Counts in Boston Bombing Trial

Verdict means 21-year-old defendant is eligible for death penalty after being convicted for April 2013 attack which left three dead and more than 260 injured

Common Dreams staff ·

Washington Gets Explicit: Its 'War on Terror' is Permanent

Senior Obama officials tell the US Senate: the 'war', in limitless form, will continue for 'at least' another decade - or two

Glenn Greenwald ·