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USA: Further information on legal concern / fear of torture ...
19 July 2007

Fawaz Mahdi was one of four men returned to Yemen from Guantánamo in June. All four were arrested on arrival. They are detained without charge ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/123/2007

USA (Texas): Death penalty / Legal concern: Lonnie Earl ...
19 July 2007

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

Urgent Action       AMR 51/124/2007

USA: Further information on health concern/torture: Jumah al ...
18 July 2007

Jumah al-Dossari was one of 16 former detainees transferred from Guantánamo to Saudi Arabia on 16 July. According to local press reports, on arrival ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/122/2007

USA (Georgia): Further information on Death penalty / Legal ...
17 July 2007

Troy Davis, black, aged 38, is scheduled to be executed in Georgia at 7pm local time on 17 July. He has been on death row for more than 15 years for ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/121/2007

India: Indian helicopters for Myanmar: making a mockery of ...
16 July 2007

EU non-governmental organisations are concerned at reports from credible sources that the Government of India may transfer military helicopters to ...

Report       ASA 20/014/2007

USA (South Dakota): Further information on Death penalty ...
13 July 2007

Elijah Page, white, aged 25, was executed in South Dakota shortly after 10pm local time on 11 July, in that state's first execution since April 1947. He ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/120/2007

USA: Abandon military commissions, close Guant namo
4 July 2007

For more than five years, Amnesty International has been calling for fair trials or release of the detainees held at the Guant namo detention facility, while ...

Report       AMR 51/118/2007

Two Thousand days of Guant namo (Web Text)
4 July 2007

On 4 July, the USA celebrates its Declaration of Independence. Ironically, this day also marks 2000 days since the first transfer of "war on terror" detainees ...

Report       AMR 51/115/2007

USA (Georgia): Death penalty / Legal concern: Troy Anthony ...
3 July 2007

Troy Davis, black, aged 38, is scheduled to be executed in Georgia at 7pm local time on 17 July. He has been on death row for more than 15 years for ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/116/2007

Death Penalty News: July 2007
1 July 2007

1.) Execution rate falls in 2006 as pressure grows for a universal moratorium; 2.) Rwanda abolishes the death penalty; 3.) Stop press: Abolitionist and ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/001/2007