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USA (Texas): Further information on Kenneth Eugene Foster ...
31 August 2007

Kenneth Foster, black, aged 30. had his death sentence commuted to life imprisonment by Texas Governor Rick Perry on 30 August, a few hours before ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/139/2007

USA (Tennessee): Death penalty/Imminent execution: Daryl ...
30 August 2007

Daryl Holton, aged 45, is scheduled to be executed in Tennessee on 12 September. He was sentenced to death in 1999 for the murder of his three ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/138/2007

USA (Alabama): Death penalty / Legal concern: Thomas ...
30 August 2007

Thomas Arthur, aged 65, is scheduled to be executed in Alabama on 27 September. He was sentenced to death for the murder of Troy Wicker in 1982 ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/137/2007

USA: Law and executive disorder: President gives green light ...
17 August 2007

On 20 July 2007, President George W. Bush issued an executive order determining that Article 3 common to the four Geneva Conventions of 1949 " ...

Report       AMR 51/135/2007

USA: Further information on Fear of forcible return/Fear for ...
13 August 2007

On 10 August, the US Supreme Court refused to intervene in the case of Ahmed Belbacha, aged 38, an Algerian national in US custody in Guantánamo ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/134/2007

USA (Georgia): Further information on Death penalty / Legal ...
13 August 2007

On 3 August, the Georgia Supreme Court agreed to hear the appeal of Troy Davis, black, aged 38, whose 17 July execution was stayed less than 24 ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/133/2007

USA (Texas): Kenneth Eugene Foster (m), Death penalty ...
8 August 2007

Kenneth Foster, black, aged 30, is scheduled to be executed in Texas on 30 August. He was sentenced to death in 1997 for the murder of Michael LaHood ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/131/2007

USA: Close Guant namo Flotilla (Web text)
8 August 2007

The Close Guant namo Flotilla is an interactive online campaign to close the US detention facility at Guant namo. The campaign is asking people from ...

Report       AMR 51/132/2007

USA: Fear of forcible return/Fear for safety/Fear of torture ...
6 August 2007

Ahmed Belbacha, aged 38, and other Algerian nationals held in US custody in Guantánamo may be in imminent danger of forcible return to Algeria. ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/130/2007

USA: Further information on Prisoner of conscience: Mark Lee ...
2 August 2007

Mark Wilkerson was released from military detention at Fort Sill, Oklahoma on 12 July. He had been sentenced to seven months' imprisonment for going ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/129/2007