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The ninth death of a Guantánamo detainee highlights the urgent need for the US authorities to end indefinite detention there.
Terrance Williams, a 46-year-old African American man, is due to be executed on 3 October in Pennsylvania for a murder committed when he was 18. The victim's widow ...
Urgent Action AMR 51/076/2012
A tragic reminder of the numbing cruelty of the USA's indefinite detention regime at its Guantánamo Bay detention facility, and the urgent need to resolve the detentions ...
Document AMR 51/077/2012
Daniel Cook was executed in Arizona on 8 August. The clemency board denied clemency and the US Supreme Court refused to intervene.
Urgent Action AMR 51/072/2012
Marvin Wilson was executed in Texas on 7 August for a murder in 1992. The state clemency authorities and the US Supreme Court refused to intervene despite evidence ...
Urgent Action AMR 51/073/2012
The Texas authorities should commute the death sentence of a prisoner assessed as having a mental disability but facing execution in under a week, Amnesty International ...
The Texas authorities should commute the death sentence of a prisoner assessed as having a mental disability but facing execution in under a week.
A 54-year-old African American man, Marvin Wilson, is due to be executed in Texas on 7 August for a murder committed in 1992. A clinical neuropsychologist has concluded ...
Urgent Action AMR 51/071/2012
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has issued a stay of execution for Marcus Druery, who was due to be executed in Texas on 1 August, for a murder in 2002.
Urgent Action AMR 51/070/2012
As reports of civilians being targeted in Syria continue to make headlines, China, Russia and the USA acted to delay what could have been a landmark agreement to ...