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USA: 9/11 defendants warned on lack of access to classified ...
10 July 2008

Two of the five men accused of orchestrating the attacks of 11 September 2001 appeared separately in front of a military judge yesterday to be questioned ...

Report       AMR 51/076/2008

USA (Oklahoma): Further information on Death penalty: Kevin ...
10 July 2008

On 8 July 2008, the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board voted 4-1 to recommend clemency for Kevin Young, who is due to be executed on 22 July. ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/075/2008

Guantánamo military commission hearings resume | Amnesty ...
9 July 2008

Five Guantánamo detainees accused of involvement in the attacks of 11September 2001 in the USA are due to appear in front of a militaryjudge ...

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USA (Alabama): Death penalty / Legal concern: Thomas ...
8 July 2008

Thomas Arthur is scheduled for execution on 31 July 2008 in Alabama. The state is pursuing his execution even though his conviction was based mainly ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/073/2008

USA: Guantánamo: Military judge to question capital ...
8 July 2008

Five Guantánamo detainees accused of involvement in the attacks of 11 September 2001 in the USA are due to appear in front of a military judge this ...

Report       AMR 51/074/2008

Canada: Prisoner of Conscience: James Corey Glass (m)
8 July 2008

The Canadian authorities intend to deport US serviceman James Corey Glass on 10 July 2008. He fled to Canada to avoid being sent back to Iraq because ...

Urgent Action       AMR 20/002/2008

USA: Capital charges sworn against another Guantánamo ...
2 July 2008

On 30 June 2008, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions called on the US government to discontinue ...

Report       AMR 51/071/2008

USA: Guy LeGrande found incompetent for execution due to ...
2 July 2008

On 27 June, 2008, a North Carolina judge found Guy Tobias LeGrande incompetent for execution due to his serious mental illness. The execution ...

Report       AMR 51/072/2008

USA (Oklahoma): Death penalty, Kevin Young (m)
27 June 2008

Kevin Young is scheduled to be executed in Oklahoma on 22 July 2008. He was sentenced to death in Oklahoma County in 1998 for the murder of Joseph ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/070/2008

USA: End illegal US detentions (postcard)
26 June 2008

USA: End illegal US detentions (postcard)

Newsletter       AMR 51/032/2008