Zahia Mokhtari, lawyer for Mohamed Benallal Merah, the father of Mohamed Merah, in Algiers, Thursday, March, 29, 2012. Mokhtari says she has evidence that the man accused of killing seven people in attacks in southwestern France claimed his innocence to police. Mohamed Merah was killed after a more than 30-hour standoff with authorities, who have said he confessed to the killing spree and refused to surrender peacefully. (AP Photo/ Sidali Djarboub)