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Opponents of death penalty dismayed

By Timothy Hurley

POSTED: 02:01 a.m. HST, Apr 25, 2014

~~<p>The possibility that former Hawaii soldier Naeem Williams could face execution is troubling for some folks in a state where the death penalty has not been imposed since 1944.</p>
<p>Joshua Cooper, director of the Hawaii Institute for Human Rights, said he wouldn't be surprised if those morally opposed the death penalty rise up in protest as the trial enters its penalty phase.</p>
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The possibility that former Hawaii soldier Naeem Williams could face execution is troubling for some folks in a state where the death penalty has not been imposed since 1944.

Joshua Cooper, director of the Hawaii Institute for Human Rights, said he wouldn't be surprised if those morally opposed the death penalty rise up in protest as the trial enters its penalty phase. Login for more...



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