Texas execution of Ruben Cardenas Ramirez sparks quarrel with Mexico

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Texas has executed during slightest 500 prisoners given 1982

The state of Texas has executed a Mexican national, sparking an cheer over his tellurian rights.

Ruben Cardenas Ramirez was conspicuous passed during 22:26 (04:26 GMT) after receiving a fatal injection.

He had been convicted of a 1997 kidnap, rape and murder of his 16-year-old cousin, Mayra Laguna.

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto cursed a execution, observant it disregarded a UN statute on a diagnosis of Mexican prisoners in a US.

The sister of a murdered lady was quoted by AFP news group as observant a execution had brought “true peace” to a family.

‘Not about culpability’

Mexico abolished a genocide chastisement in 2005.

“I resolutely reject a execution of Ruben Cardenas Ramirez in Texas, that violates [the] statute of a International Court of Justice,” Mr Peña Nieto tweeted.

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Twitter post by @EPN: Expreso mi firme condena a la ejecución del mexicano Rubén Cárdenas Ramírez en Texas, que viola decisión de la Corte Internacional de Justicia. Mi más sentido pésame a los deudos.Image Copyright @EPN

In 2004, a ICJ, a UN body, found in a visualisation that a US had breached a obligations underneath ubiquitous law by not notifying a Mexican authorities about a detain of 51 of a nationals, including Cardenas, and had denied them “the right to consular assistance from their government.”

Carlos Gonzalez Gutierrez, a Mexican consul ubiquitous in Texas, was quoted by AFP as saying: “For a supervision of Mexico this is not an emanate about blame or innocence, though about honour for tellurian rights and due process.”

Relations between Mexico and a US have been moving over President Donald Trump’s devise to build a limit wall as partial of his administration’s efforts to control immigration, insisting Mexico should compensate for it.