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USA (Georgia): Death penalty/imminent execution, William ...
30 April 2008

William Earl Lynd is scheduled to be executed in Georgia at 7pm on 6 May 2008. He was sentenced to death in 1990 for the murder of his friend Virginia ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/023/2008

'The pointless and needless extinction of life': USA should now ...
17 April 2008

Yesterday's US Supreme Court ruling in Baze v. Rees upholding the constitutionality of Kentucky's lethal injection procedures will in all likelihood ...

Document       AMR 51/031/2008

USA: In whose best interests? Omar Khadr, child 'enemy ...
16 April 2008

This is a summary of the report about Omar Khadr, a Canadian national, who has been in US military detention for approaching six years. Taken into ...

Report       AMR 51/029/2008

Long overdue, not 'premature': Canada must pursue Omar ...
16 April 2008

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AMR 20/001/2008 (Public). Date: 16 April 2008. Long overdue ...

Document       AMR 20/001/2008

USA: In whose best interests? Omar Khadr, child 'enemy ...
16 April 2008

Omar Khadr, a Canadian national, has been in US military detention for approaching six years. Taken into custody in July 2002 when he was 15 years ...

Report       AMR 51/028/2008

Secrecy surrounds death penalty | Amnesty International
15 April 2008

At least 1200 people were executed in 2007 and many more were killedby the state, in secret, in countries including China, Mongolia andViet Nam.

Report Abstract      

The death penalty worldwide developments in 2007
15 April 2008

In 2007 the world continued to move closer to the universal abolition of the capital punishment. A historical landmark is the resolution on a moratorium ...

Report       ACT 50/002/2008

Death Penalty News: January – March 2008
11 April 2008

1) Africa: Mali; Nigeria; Tunisia 2) Americas: Guatemala; USA 3) Asia and Pacific: China; Indonesia; North Korea 4) Europe and Central Asia: Belarus ...

Report       ACT 53/002/2008

Colombia: Assisting units that commit extrajudicial killings: A ...
9 April 2008

In 1996, Congress passed the first version of the Leahy Amendment which currently states that “no assistance shall be furnished . . . to any unit of the ...

Report       AMR 23/016/2008

USA: Another CIA detainee facing death penalty trial by ...
2 April 2008

On 31 March 2008, the Pentagon announced that charges had been sworn against Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, a Tanzanian national held in US military ...

Report       AMR 51/027/2008