États-Unis

USA: Another ‘botched’ execution, abolition the only solution - 24 juillet 2014

Headline Title:  USA: Another ‘botched’ execution, abolition the only solution The prolonged execution of a prisoner in Arizona yesterday represents another wake-up call for authorities in the USA to abolish the death penalty, said Amnesty International. The prolonged execution of a prisoner in Arizona yesterday represents another wake-up call for authorities in the USA to abolish the death penalty, said Amnesty International. Media Node:  USA Twitter Tag:  USA Story Location:  United States 40° 43' 5.2284" N, 108° 27' 25.3116" W See map: Google Maps “How many more times do officials need to be reminded of the myth of the ‘humane execution’ before they give up on their experiment with judicial killing?” Source:  Rob Freer, Amnesty International Researcher on the USA. URL:  USA: Time to do something, Mr President: After Oklahoma’s ‘botched’ execution, a call for human rights leadership Description:  Document, 2 May 2014. URL:  USA: Another killing in a long-since failed experiment Description:  Document, 17 January 2014. URL:  USA: An embarrassment of hitches: Reflections on the death penalty, 35 years after Gregg v. Georgia Description:  Document, 1 July 2011.

États-Unis. L'isolement extrême des prisonniers pendant de longues périodes est une violation du droit international

La pratique impitoyable et déshumanisante de la détention à l’isolement pendant de longues périodes utilisée par les autorités des États-Unis dans la seule prison fédérale de très haute sécurité du pays s’apparente à une peine ou un traitement cruel, inhumain ou dégradant et bafoue le droit international La pratique impitoyable et déshumanisante de la détention à l’isolement pendant de longues périodes utilisée par les autorités des États-Unis dans la seule prison fédérale de très haute sécurité du

USA: Prisoners held in extreme solitary confinement in breach of international law - 16 juillet 2014

Headline Title:  USA: Prisoners held in extreme solitary confinement in breach of international law The US government’s callous and dehumanising practice of holding prisoners in prolonged solitary confinement in the country’s only federal super-maximum security prison amounts to cruel, inhuman or The US government’s dehumanising practice of holding prisoners in prolonged solitary confinement in the country’s only federal super-maximum security prison amounts to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment and is in violation of international law.  Media Node:  USA isolation Isolation graphic En un coup d'œil:  Prisoners in the United States Penitentiary, Administrative Maximum facility near Florence, Colorado (known as ADX Florence) are held in solitary cells for 22-24 hours a day.Symptoms resulting from being held in isolation for extended periods include anxiety, depression, insomnia, hypertension, extreme paranoia, perceptual distortions and psychosis. The ADX Florence federal facility has a capacity for 490 male inmates. Prisoners spend a minimum of 12 months in solitary confinement before they may become eligible for a reduction in the restrictions of their detention. In reality, many spend much longer in isolation. Most inmates are held in cells with solid walls and a barred, air-lock style chamber in front of a solid metal door, to ensure they have no contact with other prisoners.  Twitter Tag:  USA Story Location:  United States 33° 27' 56.088" N, 84° 32' 55.608" W See map: Google Maps “You cannot overestimate the devastating impact long periods of solitary confinement can have on the mental and physical well-being of a prisoner. Such harsh treatment is happening as a daily practice in the US, and it is in breach of international law. ” Source:  Erika Guevara-Rosas, Amnesty International’s Americas Director. URL:  Entombed: Isolation in the US Federal Prison System Description:  Read the report

USA: Notorious super-max prison is holding prisoners in extreme and prolonged solitary confinement in breach of international law

The US government’s callous and dehumanising practice of holding prisoners in prolonged solitary confinement in the country’s only federal super-maximum security prison amounts to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment and is in violation of international law, said Amnesty International today.   The US government’s callous and dehumanising practice of holding prisoners in prolonged solitary confinement in the country’s only federal super-maximum security prison amounts to cruel, inhuman or

Estados Unidos: Aislamiento extremo, contrario al derecho internacional, en una prisión de supermáxima seguridad

La cruel y deshumanizadora práctica estadounidense de mantener a los presos recluidos en régimen de aislamiento prolongado en la única prisión federal de supermáxima seguridad del país constituye trato o pena cruel, inhumano o degradante, y viola el derecho internacional. Así lo ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional hoy. La cruel y deshumanizadora práctica estadounidense de mantener a los presos recluidos en régimen de aislamiento prolongado en la única prisión federal de supermáxima seguridad del país constituye t

La détention au secret d’un suspect de Benghazi doit prendre fin

Le gouvernement américain doit faire en sorte qu’Ahmed Abu Khattalah, détenu dans un lieu secret, sans pouvoir communiquer avec l'extérieur, soit autorisé à entrer en contact sans délai et sans restrictions avec un avocat, car l’on craint qu’il ne soit détenu ou interrogé dans des conditions inhumaines, a déclaré Amnesty International mercredi 18 juin. Le gouvernement américain doit faire en sorte qu’Ahmed Abu Khattalah, détenu dans un lieu secret, sans pouvoir communiquer avec l'extérieur, soit autorisé à entrer en contact sans délai et sans res

يجب وقف الحبس السري بمعزل عن العالم الخارجي للمشتبه به في قضية بنغازي - 18 juin 2014

Headline Title:  يجب وقف الحبس السري بمعزل عن العالم الخارجي للمشتبه به في قضية بنغازي   قالت منظمة العفو الدولية اليوم إنّه يتعيّن على الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية أن تضمن تمكين أحمد أبو ختالة، الذي يقبع في سجن سري بمعزل عن العالم الخارجي، من الاتصال بشكل عاجل ودون قيد بمُحام، وسط مخاوف من احتمال أن يكون محتجزاً ويجري استجوابه تحت ظروف غير إنسانية  Media Node:  Secret detention AR Story Location:  United States 36° 36' 55.9008" N, 87° 11' 15" W See map: Google Maps “لا يعني اتهام أحمد أبو ختالة بجريمة خطيرة أن يحرم من حقه في معاملة إنسانية وفي الإجراءات القانونية الواجبة” Source:  إريكا جيفارا روزا، مديرة برنامج الأمريكيتين في منظمة العفو الدولية URL:  USA: Man seized in Libya faces death penalty in USA Description:  Urgent Action, 18 June 2014.

يجب وقف الحبس السري بمعزل عن العالم الخارجي للمشتبه به في قضية بنغازي

قالت منظمة العفو الدولية اليوم إنّه يتعيّن على الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية أن تضمن تمكين أحمد أبو ختالة، الذي يقبع في سجن سري بمعزل عن العالم الخارجي، من الاتصال بشكل عاجل ودون قيد بمُحام، وسط مخاوف من احتمال أن يكون محتجزاً ويجري استجوابه تحت ظروف غير إنسانية  قالت منظمة العفو الدولية اليوم إنّه يتعيّن على الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية أن تضمن تمكين أحمد أبو ختالة، الذي يقبع في سجن سري بمعزل عن العالم الخارجي، من الاتصال بشكل عاجل

USA: Secret and incommunicado detention of Benghazi suspect must stop - 18 juin 2014

Headline Title:  USA: Secret and incommunicado detention of Benghazi suspect must stop The US government must ensure that Ahmed Abu Khattalah, who is being held in secret and incommunicado detention, gets immediate and unrestricted access to a lawyer amid fears that he may be being h The US government must ensure that Ahmed Abu Khattalah, who is being held in secret and incommunicado detention, gets immediate and unrestricted access to a lawyer amid fears that he may be being held or interrogated in inhumane conditions. Media Node:  Secret detention Story Location:  United States 36° 36' 55.9008" N, 87° 11' 15" W See map: Google Maps “While Ahmed Abu Khattalah is suspected of a serious crime, that does not mean he has forfeited his right to humane treatment and due process. ” Source:  Erika Guevara Rosa, Director of Amnesty International’s Americas Programme. URL:  USA: Man seized in Libya faces death penalty in USA Description:  Urgent Action, 18 June 2014.

Secret and incommunicado detention of Benghazi suspect must stop

The US government must ensure that Ahmed Abu Khattalah, who is being held in secret and incommunicado detention, gets immediate and unrestricted access to a lawyer amid fears that he may be being held or interrogated in inhumane conditions, said Amnesty International today.  The US government must ensure that Ahmed Abu Khattalah, who is being held in secret and incommunicado detention, gets immediate and unrestricted access to a lawyer amid fears that he may be being h