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USA: Mentally ill man facing execution in Florida: John ...
26 July 2013

John Ferguson, a 65-year-old man with a decades-long history of serious mental illness, including repeated diagnoses of paranoid schizophrenia by ...

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USA: Further information: Urge governor to rethink clemency ...
25 July 2013

On 24 July, the Governor of Ohio announced that he was denying clemency to Billy Slagle, who remains scheduled to be executed on 7 August.

Urgent Action       AMR 51/054/2013

USA: 4,000 days in limbo, 8,000 miles from home: Afghan ...
25 July 2013

Obaidullah is an Afghan national who was about 19 years old when taken from his home in eastern Afghanistan in the middle of the night by US armed ...

Document       AMR 51/053/2013

USA: 'I am fallen into darkness' : The case of Obaidullah ...
25 July 2013

It is now some eight years since the US administration first committed itself to closing the prison camp at Guantánamo Bay. 166 men are still held there ...

Report       AMR 51/051/2013

USA: Ohio execution set for crime at aged 18: Billy Slagle
23 July 2013

Billy Slagle, a 44-year-old man, is scheduled to be executed in the US state of Ohio on 7 August 2013 for a murder committed in 1987 when he was 18 ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/052/2013

USA: Further information: Stay of execution holds in Georgia ...
22 July 2013

Warren Hill's execution warrant expired at noon on 20 July with the stay of execution granted by a state judge still in place.

Urgent Action       AMR 51/050/2013

USA: End inhumane treatment of California prison hunger ...
22 July 2013

California prison authorities have again breached international human rights obligations by taking punitive measures against prisoners on hunger strike ...

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Amnesty International | USA: End inhumane treatment of ...
22 July 2013

California prison authorities have again breached international human rights obligations by taking punitive measures against prisoners on hunger strike ...

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Amnesty International | Bradley Manning: US 'aiding the ...
18 July 2013

The decision by the US military judge not to drop the charge accusing Private Bradley Manning of “aiding the enemy” is a travesty of justice, Amnesty ...

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Bradley Manning: US 'aiding the enemy' charge a travesty of ...
18 July 2013

The decision by the US military judge not to drop the charge accusing Private Bradley Manning of “aiding the enemy” is a travesty of justice.

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