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USA: Texas Governor must stop execution of Mexican man ...
8 April 2014

Rick Perry must stop Wednesday's execution of Ramiro Hernández Llanas, a Mexican national with a mental disability.

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USA/UK: Snowden alleges spy agencies have targeted ...
8 April 2014

Former US intelligence contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden's latest allegations point to a very real risk that human rights defenders, including ...

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Amnesty International | USA: Texas Governor must stop ...
8 April 2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry must stop Wednesday's execution of Ramiro Hernández Llanas, a Mexican national with a mental disability, Amnesty ...

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Amnesty International | USA/UK: Snowden alleges spy ...
8 April 2014

Former US intelligence contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden's latest allegations point to a very real risk that human rights defenders, including ...

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USA: A step in the rights direction
3 April 2014

Senate committee vote to declassify summary of CIA detention report – a welcome move, but much more needed.

Public Statement       AMR 51/021/2014

USA: Loud and clear: UN Human Rights Committee makes ...
2 April 2014

In advance of its appearance before a United Nations treaty body in Switzerland last month, the US administration said that the USA would use this review ...

Document       AMR 51/022/2014

USA: Further information: Another Texas execution for crime at ...
28 March 2014

For the second time this month, Texas carried out an execution of a prisoner for a crime committed when he was 18 years old. Anthony Doyle was put ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/020/2014

USA: Texas execution set despite mental disability: Ramiro ...
24 March 2014

Ramiro Hernandez Llanas is due to be put to death on 9 April in Texas. His lawyers say his execution would be unconstitutional because of his intellectual ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/019/2014

USA: Further information: Texas execution for crime at age 18 ...
20 March 2014

Ray Jasper was executed in Texas on 19 March for a murder committed when he was 18 years old.

Urgent Action       AMR 51/017/2014

USA: Further information: New false evidence claim as ...
20 March 2014

A new claim has been filed in the Texas courts arguing that the state presented false evidence at Anthony Doyle's trial relating to his potential for rehabilitation ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/018/2014