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USA: Texas execution imminent for crime at age 18: Ray ...
6 March 2014

Ray Jasper is scheduled to be executed in Texas on 19 March for a murder committed in 1998 when he was 18 years old. If he had been three months ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/015/2014

USA: Further information: Florida carries out another ...
27 February 2014

Paul Howell was executed in Florida on 26 February. He had been on death row for 19 years for the murder of a police officer in 1992.

Urgent Action       AMR 51/014/2014

USA: Submission on 'Reassessing solitary confinement - the ...
25 February 2014

Amnesty International welcomes this opportunity to submit further testimony to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and ...

Document       AMR 51/013/2014

USA: Trial judge backs mercy as execution looms: Ernest ...
21 February 2014

Florida death row prisoner Ernest Suggs, aged 58, has exhausted his ordinary court appeals and is seeking executive clemency. If this is denied, the ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/012/2014

USA: Momentum against death penalty continues as ...
12 February 2014

Index: AMR 51/011/2014. 12 February 2014. USA: momentum against death penalty continues as Washington State governor ...

Document       AMR 51/011/2014

USA: After 38 years time to release indigenous leader ...
6 February 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AMR51/010 /2014. 6 February 2014. USA: After 38 years time ...

Public Statement       AMR 51/010/2014

USA: Legal concerns as Florida resets execution: Paul Howell
4 February 2014

Paul Howell, aged 48, is due to be executed in Florida on 26 February for the murder of a police officer in 1992. In 2013 a federal judge described his ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/008/2014

USA: Further information: Texas execution violates ...
24 January 2014

Texas executed a Mexican national on 22 January, in violation of an order of the International Court of Justice and despite a recent finding by the Inter ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/006/2014

USA: Close Guantánamo and end human rights hypocrisy ...
22 January 2014

The continued operation of the US detention camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, is a prime example of the USA's double standard on human rights.

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USA: Another killing in a long-since failed experiment
17 January 2014

1. Index: AMR 51/005/2014. 17 January 2014. USA: ANOTHER KILLING IN A LONG-SINCE FAILED EXPERIMENT. The penalty ...

Document       AMR 51/005/2014