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USA: Further information: Federal court blocks Scott Panetti ...
4 December 2014

A federal court issued a stay of execution for Texas death row prisoner Scott Panetti a few hours before he was scheduled to be put to death by lethal ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/058/2014

USA: Missouri execution set for human rights day: Paul ...
3 December 2014

Paul Goodwin is scheduled to be executed in Missouri on 10 December, Human Rights Day. His lawyers are seeking clemency on the grounds of intellectual ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/057/2014

USA: Further information: Florida governor signs new death ...
2 December 2014

Florida's Governor has signed a death warrant in the case of Shane Kormondy, whose execution has been scheduled for 15 January. This would be ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/056/2014

USA should "put its money where its mouth is" and implement ...
28 November 2014

Two decades after the USA ratified the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT), and ...

Document       AMR 51/055/2014

USA: Texas must halt 'shameful' execution of man with severe ...
28 November 2014

The State of Texas should immediately halt its shameful plans to execute a man with severe mental illness, said Amnesty International with the scheduled ...

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Amnesty International | USA: Texas must halt 'shameful' ...
28 November 2014

The State of Texas should immediately halt its shameful plans to execute a man with severe mental illness, said Amnesty International with the scheduled ...

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Amnesty International | Amnesty International urges respect ...
25 November 2014

Missouri law enforcement personnel must not resort to excessive use of force as protestors take to the streets following the Grand Jury decision not to ...

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Amnistía Internacional | Amnistía Internacional pide que se ...
25 November 2014

El personal encargado de hacer cumplir la ley en Misuri no debe recurrir al uso excesivo de la fuerza cuando los manifestantes salgan a la calle para ...

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USA: Respect the right to peaceful demonstration in wake of ...
25 November 2014

Law enforcement personnel in the US state of Missouri must not resort to excessive use of force as protesters take to the streets following the Grand ...

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USA: Albert Woodfox should be released after latest court ...
21 November 2014

A ruling by a federal appeals court in Louisiana yesterday affirming a decision by a lower court to overturn the conviction of Albert Woodfox, who has ...

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