Posts Categorized: Italy

Rome's Colosseum lit up to mark N.J., U.N. death penalty decisions

The ancient Colosseum is lit up in support of the recent elimination of the death penalty in New Jersey, the first US state to abolish capital punishment, and the recent approval of a UN resolution calling for a moratorium on the death penalty, in Rome, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007. Rome’s Colosseum, once the arena for…read more

City of Rome supports kenneth Foster

Italian authorities have announced that they will light the Coloseum in Rome tomorrow night in support of stopping Kenneth Foster’s execution. The lighting will begin around 2 PM Texas time.