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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

The Wire, August 2007. Vol. 37, No. 7
1 August 2007

1) Iraqis flee to Syria to escape violence 2) Displaced people denied rights in Azerbaijan 3) Whereabouts unknown - thousands still missing worldwide ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/007/2007

USA (Texas): Further information on Death penalty / Legal ...
25 July 2007

Lonnie Johnson, black, aged 44, was executed in Texas on 24 July. He had been sentenced to death in 1994 for the murder of two white teenagers, ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/127/2007

Tunisia: Further information on Forcible return / Fear of torture ...
23 July 2007

On 17 June, the USA transferred two Tunisian nationals, Abdellah Ben Omar al Hajji and Lutfi Ben Swei Lagha, from Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to the ...

Urgent Action       MDE 30/006/2007

USA: One county, 100 executions : Harris County and Texas ...
20 July 2007

Texas was one of the states which lost no time in rewriting its capital statute after the 1972 Supreme Court ruling, and resumed executions. In its "modern ...

Report       AMR 51/125/2007