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United nation's highest court is now putting pressure on the United States.
Ordering the stay of five death row inmates in tax -- And he had until -- can review the cases that -- comes after Mexico's request of the world court.
To step in on behalf of -- five citizens now one of those inmates is set to die next month for the gang rape.
And murderer of two teenage girls in Houston.
So the question is does this have the authority to intervene in a death sentence on our own turf Fox's Geraldo Rivera joins me now.
Sprawled out at large -- and I didn't have the authority to step in and tell the state taxes that they can't.
Put to death these days not.
The International Court of Justice has no.
You know legal right to talk to the state of Texas but they do have you the United States the United States.
Proposed this convention the -- to the Vienna Convention that all nations.
Have the right for their citizens of accused of serious crimes especially death cases.
To consult their embassies in those foreign countries we did -- to protect.
Our -- travelers abroad to give them the right to -- the US embassies and in 1969 during the Nixon administration we actually sign the particle the Vienna Convention.
So clearly the United States is a signatory to this international treaty.
Now and let me just interrupt myself and say this guy this -- -- guy is a wretched person.
I disagree with Texas they excuse for too many people but if anyone deserves the death penalty.
This guy did they gang raped two teenagers in Texas in in a gang initiation.
And then murdered them with their own shoelaces and this guy actually kept the Mickey Mouse -- of one of the victims of the -- So they richly deserve to die.
However we never informed him as the treaty requires.
That he had a right to consult the council the Mexican official embassy official during the charging up the crime.
Something that you see -- every -- a US citizen gets detained and they say I want to speak to become regular special we did not get them back and that was there right dad who.
That is their right and under the united and ironically President Bush agrees with Mexico.
That we did sign the treaty any President Bush asked the state of Texas.
To honor this right and to reconsider this man's case because we did fail to give him the right to notify.
Texas refuse they went all the way to the Supreme Court Texas vs George Bush.
George Bush lost in the Supreme Court in 2006.
The United States -- said wait a second.
The other the United States had no right to bind our our component states -- international treaty this is the Texas to the -- -- Texas has said.
Basically screwing you Mr.
President we're not there and who we're not gonna follow this treaty and this guy's gonna die and.
Diets at this guy's a -- just a few seconds left what does this mean for American citizens when they go somewhat -- you know what like goes around comes around if we are going to ignore this treaty than our travelers abroad or at their legal -- if they get control -- probably have to leave it there thanks so much of Pakistan.
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