Tweet of the day – Spain’s double standard on the death penalty
Cuban dissident leader Rosa Maria Payá exposes Spain's double standard when it comes to the death penalty. While Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo decries the use of capital punishment by the legal system of democratic countries, Spain's government turns a blind eye to the Castro dictatorship's extrajudicial execution of Rosa Maria father, Oswaldo Payá, in Cuba (translation by Capitol Hill Cubans):
— Rosa María Payá A. (@RosaMariaPaya) October 10, 2013
"[Spanish Foreign Minister] #Margallo speaks against the death penalty, but refuses to investigate the extrajudicial killing of its citizens"