Date: Thursday, 05-January-2012, 0:45 AM | Message # 1
-- dragon lord--
Two British men have been given the minimum of possible life sentences for the 1993 murder of a black teenager. They were convicted by a British jury the previous day after a three-day deliberation.
Gary Dobson, 36, was given a 15-year and two month prison term and David Norris, 35, was given 14 years and three months on Wednesday, for stabbing to death Stephen Lawrence.
Judge Colman Treacy told the Old Bailey court in London it was a "terrible and evil crime", adding that the pair would have faced longer sentences except for the fact that they were teenagers when the murder happened.
And Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull speaks about the case from London.