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USA: Do not let Herman Wallace die in prison
19 September 2013

Herman Wallace, 71, diagnosed with liver cancer and given weeks to live, will die in prison if Governor of Louisiana does not grant him compassionate ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/063/2013

USA: Capital deficit: A submission on the death penalty to the ...
16 September 2013

An opportunity for scrutiny of the application of the death penalty in the USA comes in October 2013, when the USA's human rights record will be reviewed ...

Report       AMR 51/062/2013

USA: Life, liberty and the pursuit of human rights: A ...
16 September 2013

The USA ratified the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights in June 1992. Two decades later, the USA is failing to live up to its human rights ...

Report       AMR 51/061/2013

Italy must not pardon former CIA agent involved in rendition ...
13 September 2013

The Italian President Giorgio Napolitano must reject a former CIA agent's plea to be pardoned for a crime he committed in the country as part of the US ...

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USA: Bhopal disaster: US government obligation to effect ...
9 September 2013

Dear Attorney General Holder, Re: BHOPAL DISASTER: US GOVERNMENT OBLIGATION TO EFFECT SERVICE OF INDIAN COURT SUMMONS ...

Open Letter       AMR 51/072/2013

USA: California prison authorities 'toying with the lives' of ...
30 August 2013

The refusal by California's prison authorities to explore options to resolve the hunger strike crisis in the state's high security units is a dangerous move ...

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Amnesty International | USA: California prison authorities ' ...
30 August 2013

The refusal by California's prison authorities to explore options to resolve the hunger strike crisis in the state's high security units is a dangerous move ...

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The US NSA and the UK GCHQ want to listen in on all: Time ...
29 August 2013

Recent revelations about the nature and extent of surveillance activities by the United States, the United Kingdom, and other countries raise serious ...

Report       IOR 41/018/2013

USA: Mental health in question as execution set: Marshall ...
21 August 2013

Marshall Gore, aged 50, is due to be executed in Florida on 1 October for a murder committed in 1988. His mental “competence” for execution is in question ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/059/2013

Amnesty International | USA: Commute Bradley Manning's ...
21 August 2013

President Obama should commute US Army Private Bradley Manning's sentence to time already served to allow his immediate release, Amnesty ...

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