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BOSTON - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, convicted of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing, would spend most of his days alone in his cell if a U.S. jury decides to send him to prison instead of sentencing him to death, a penal expert testified on Thursday.

The same jury found Tsarnaev, 21, guilty last month of killing three people and injuring 264 others at the race's crowded finish line on April 15, 2013 cheap nike air max 2017 uk sale , in one of the highest-profile attacks on U.S. soil since Sept. 11, 2001.

The U.S. District Court jury in Boston can only sentence him to death or life in prison without possibility of release.

Tsarnaev's lawyers are trying to convince the jury that he should get a life sentence and have been painting that punishment as a fate worse than death.

If Tsarnaev goes to prison, he would be alone most of the time at the U.S. government penitentiary in Florence, Colorado, a former federal prison warden, Mark Bezy, told jurors.

The prisoners at the super-maximum security, or "Supermax cheap nike air max 2017 uk ," penitentiary have no cellmates, and recreation is solitary, too, according to Bezy.

"They sit in their cells, locked in their cells every day," he said.

Tsarnaev, however, would be allowed up to five visitors a month nike air max 2017 uk sale , as well as phone calls and letters from friends outside prison, Bezy said. Even in their isolation, inmates manage to communicate from cell to cell by passing notes and speaking through pipes, he said.

Tsarnaev's attorneys argue that his older brother, Tamerlan, was the driving force behind the bombing, with Dzhokhar playing a willing but secondary role.

Over the past two weeks, the defense team has called more than 40 witnesses. Many of them described the young ethnic Chechen as a mild-mannered teenager who nike air max 2017 uk , even as his college grades slipped and his family fell apart, remained the kind, well-liked youngster he had been as a child.

Investigators found al Qaeda propaganda on computers belonging to both men, and a note written by Dzhokhar casting the bombing as retribution for U.S. military campaigns in Muslim lands.

Prosecutors, who are seeking death for Dzhokhar, have argued that he and Tamerlan were equal partners in the attack. Tamerlan, 26, died following a gunfight with police three days after the bombing.

Killed in the attack were Martin Richard nike air max 2017 womens uk sale , 8, Chinese exchange student Lu Lingzi, 23, and restaurant manager Krystle Campbell, 29. The Tsarnaev brothers also shot dead Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer Sean Collier.

by Liang Xizhi

LONDON, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- China's natural beauty, incredible generosity and infrastructure miracle impressed British politician Lord Michael Bates, whose 71-day walk in China raised over British 90 nike air max 2017 womens uk ,000 pounds (about 116,000 U.S. dollars) for the Red Cross Society of China.

"What impressed me most about the walk in China was the natural beauty of the areas in which we walked through places like the Tai mountains and Qufu for example," Bates, who is also minister of state at the Department for International Development and member of the House of Lords, said in a recent interview with Xinhua.

"There was also the incredible generosity of the people we met along the way. Over 700 people joined us at various stages of the 71-day walk and it was great to share the experience with them," Lord Bates said.

In 2015, Lord Bates walked 1,700 km from Beijing to Hangzhou nike air max 2017 white womens uk sale , where his Chinese wife Li Xuelin was born. He wrote the experience in his book "Walk for Peace: Transcultural Experiences in China" which was published in March 2017.

In the conclusion of his book, Bates said walking is a good way to see national infrastructure and he considers infrastructure in China is impressive. "The road surfaces I walked along were of an extremely high standard."

"Roads, especially the local roads I was walking on are only a small part of the infrastructure miracle in China," he said.

He said he is not surprised by such an epic infrastructure development in China and China's civil engineers as well as construction companies are now in demand around the world.

"China sets its sights on 2049 and the centenary of the founding of the People's Republic by which time it expects to be the leading economy in the world. Few would now doubt that it is on track to achieve this with time to spare," he said.

"When I was young, I used to want to be something -- an MP (Member of Parliament), a minister. But as I get older, I realize that the greater responsibility is not to be but to do. This is why I walk nike air max 2017 white womens uk ," said Bates, explaining the reason for him to start walking.

Recalling his walk in China, Bates said the motivation for the walk in China was simply that "we had received so much support from China for our previous walks from London to Berlin and London to Northern Ireland, we wanted to do something for China."

He said the route between Beijing and Hangzhou seemed to fit well, and 2015 was also the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, in which China and Britain were allies.

Bates highlighted the relations between China and Britain, saying China will soon be the world's largest economy and Britain is a great trading nation so we must have strong relations.

"Like all good relationships it exists so long as each side benefits from it and there is mutual respect," he said.

Bates said Britain also has a great amount to offer to the relationship in education nike air max 2017 white uk , financial services and global connections with the Commonwealth, European Union and the United States.

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