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USA: Further information: Florida governor signs death ...
17 June 2013

On 14 June 2013, the Governor of Florida signed House Bill 7083, also known as the “Timely Justice Act of 2013”, into law. The bill is aimed at furthering ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/038/2013

USA: Further information: Execution carried out in Florida
13 June 2013

William Van Poyck was executed in Florida on 12 June. He had been sentenced to death in 1988 for the murder of a prison guard in 1987.

Urgent Action       AMR 51/037/2013

Poland: Unlock the truth: Poland's involvement in CIA secret ...
12 June 2013

Poland has been in the spotlight since 2005, accused of hosting a secret prison operated by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) where terrorism ...

Report       EUR 37/002/2013

Amnesty International | USA: Revelations about government ...
7 June 2013

New revelations about the alleged reach of the US National Security Agency (NSA)'s surveillance efforts raise serious questions about the US authorities ...

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USA: Revelations about government surveillance 'raise red ...
7 June 2013

New revelations about the alleged reach of the US National Security Agency (NSA)'s surveillance efforts raise serious questions about the US authorities ...

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USA: Florida sets execution of 'non-triggerman'
5 June 2013

Fifty-eight-year-old William Van Poyck, sentenced to death in 1988 for the murder of a prison guard, is due to be executed in Florida on 12 June. Claims ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/035/2013

USA: Urge governor to veto death penalty bill
4 June 2013

The Governor of Florida has until mid-June to decide whether to sign or veto a bill which, at least in part, aims to speed up the pace of executions. Such ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/034/2013

Amnesty International | Political leaders challenged to deliver ...
3 June 2013

Amnesty International today challenged governments to deliver on their promises to implement the lifesaving Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) rapidly and ...

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Amnesty International | USA must allow Bradley Manning to ...
3 June 2013

Bradley Manning must be allowed to argue that he acted in the public interest when he distributed information to Wikileaks, Amnesty International said ...

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USA must allow Bradley Manning to use 'public interest' ...
3 June 2013

The trial against US soldier Bradley Manning, who faces multiple charges in relation to obtaining and distributing thousands of classified documents ...

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