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USA: Texas execution would violate international court ruling ...
17 January 2014

The Texas authorities must halt the execution of Mexican national Edgar Arias Tamayo, set to take place on 22 January, which would violate an international ...

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USA: 12 Years of Guantánamo detentions, 12 years of double ...
9 January 2014

As the US detentions at Guantánamo enter their 13th year, the world should take the USA to task for its abject failure to live up to the international human ...

Document       AMR 51/001/2014

USA: Further information: Florida conducts first US execution ...
8 January 2014

Askari Abdullah Muhammad, aged 62, was executed on 7 January for a prison murder committed in 1980. He had a long history of serious mental illness ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/002/2014

Wire, January/February 2014. Vol. 44, issue 001
7 January 2014

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Armed with pens, keyboards and a passion for human rights 3) My body my rights 4) Morocco: Remembering Amina 5) El ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/001/2014

USA: Reject legal threat to lifesaving Conflict Minerals Rule ...
6 January 2014

US corporate interests must not be allowed to invalidate the Conflict Minerals Rule, which requires companies to investigate and disclose whether their ...

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USA: Mexican national facing execution in Texas: Edgar Arias ...
17 December 2013

A 46-year-old Mexican national is due to be executed in Texas on 22 January in violation of international law. He was denied his consular rights after ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/085/2013

USA: Kimberly Rivera released from prison: Kimberly Rivera
13 December 2013

Prisoner of conscience Kimberly Rivera has been released from prison.

Urgent Action       AMR 51/084/2013

USA: Further information: Kimberly Rivera gives birth but stays ...
6 December 2013

Prisoner of conscience Kimberly Rivera has had her clemency request rejected, though she has recently given birth.

Urgent Action       AMR 51/083/2013

USA: Open letter re: Prison conditions in California's Security ...
5 December 2013

In this open letter Amnesty International focuses on continuing concerns and recommendations regarding conditions in California's Security House Units ...

Open Letter       AMR 51/082/2013

USA: Immediate and meaningful reforms needed to alleviate ...
5 December 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 05 December 2013. AI Index: AMR 51/081/2013. USA: Immediate and ...

Public Statement       AMR 51/081/2013