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USA: Man seized in Libya faces death penalty in USA
18 June 2014

A Libyan man seized by US forces in Libya on 15 June is being held incommunicado in US custody at an undisclosed location, possibly a ship. ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/037/2014

USA: 'We have the ability to do things': President and ...
13 June 2014

The US prison camp at Guantánamo is back on the political agenda. And the politicking again threatens to derail the already long overdue goal of closing ...

Document       AMR 51/036/2014

Demand for whistleblower protection and privacy on ...
5 June 2014

There is an urgent need for international protection for whistleblowers and major reform to protect the right to privacy, said Amnesty International on the ...

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USA: 'The Nation we aspire to be' : Revisiting intellectual ...
29 May 2014

The USA's death penalty experiment continues, and a judicial killing on average every 10 days. There have been 20 executions so far this year. The ...

Document       AMR 51/034/2014

USA: Death row inmate seeks commutation to life: Michael ...
27 May 2014

Michael Zack, a 45-year-old man on death row in Florida who has exhausted his ordinary court appeals, is seeking executive commutation of his death ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/033/2014

United States of America: Another year, same missing ...
22 May 2014

In the year since President Obama pointed to his country being at a “crossroads”, the USA has continued to travel in the same direction in relation to ...

Report       AMR 51/032/2014

India: Dow blocks Amnesty International calls to face up to the ...
14 May 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: ASA 20/011/2014. 14 May 2014. Dow Blocks Amnesty International ...

Public Statement       ASA 20/011/2014

USA: Further information: US federal court blocks Texas ...
14 May 2014

On 13 May a federal court blocked the execution in Texas of Robert Campbell about two and a half hours before it was due to be carried out. The stay ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/031/2014

USA: Florida death row inmate seeks clemency: Charles ...
13 May 2014

The case of Charles Finney, a 60-year-old man on death row in Florida, is now before the clemency authorities. He maintains that he did not commit ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/030/2014

USA: Further information: Mental disability claim as execution ...
6 May 2014

Lawyers for Robert Campbell, on death row in Texas for a crime committed when he was aged 18, have filed an appeal based on new evidence that ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/029/2014