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USA: Guantánamo: Health concern as charges against ...
27 May 2008

On 13 May 2008, the US Department of Defense announced that capital charges sworn against Guantánamo detainee Mohamed al-Qahtani in February ...

Document       AMR 51/046/2008

USA (Oklahoma): Death penalty, Terry Lyn Short (m)
23 May 2008

Terry Short is scheduled to be executed in Oklahoma on 17 June. He was sentenced to death in 1997 for the murder of Ken Yamamoto in January 1995 ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/045/2008

USA (Mississippi): Further information on Earl Wesley Berry ...
22 May 2008

Earl Berry was executed in Mississippi on the evening of 21 May 2008. He was sentenced to death for the murder of Mary Bounds in 1987. Two of the ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/043/2008

USA (Texas): Death penalty, Derrick Sonnier (m)
22 May 2008

Derrick Sonnier is scheduled to be executed in Texas on 3 June. He was sentenced to death in 1993 for the murder of his neighbour and her young ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/044/2008

USA: Where is the accountability? Health concern as charges ...
20 May 2008

On 13 May 2008, the US Department of Defense announced that capital charges sworn against Guantánamo detainee Mohamed al-Qahtani in February ...

Report       AMR 51/042/2008

USA: Way of life, way of death: Capital charges referred ...
20 May 2008

On 13 May 2008, the USA opened another chapter in its relationship with the death penalty when it referred capital charges against five Guantánamo ...

Report       AMR 51/041/2008

Death Penalty News: April – May 2008
16 May 2008

1) Liberia: Death penalty for armed robbery debated in the Senate 2) Cuba: President will commute death sentences 3) Guatemala: Bill allowing resumption ...

Document       ACT 53/003/2008

USA (Mississippi): Death penalty / Legal concern: Earl Wesley ...
13 May 2008

Earl Berry is scheduled to be executed in Mississippi on 21 May 2008. He was sentenced to death for the murder of Mary Bounds in 1987. His lawyers ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/040/2008

USA: Omar Khadr's trial by military commission a step closer. ...
12 May 2008

In 2002, Omar Khadr was taken into US custody following a firefight with US forces in Afghanistan. Omar Khadr has remained in US military custody ever ...

Report       AMR 51/038/2008

USA (Virginia): Death penalty / Legal concern: Percy Levar ...
9 May 2008

Levar Walton, who suffers from serious mental illness, is scheduled to be executed in Virginia on 10 June 2008. He was sentenced to death in 1997 ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/039/2008