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USA: Racism claim as 500th Texas execution nears: Kimberly McCarthy

By Amnesty International, , Index number: AMR 51/039/2013

In what would be the 500th execution in Texas since 1977, a 52-year-old woman, Kimberly McCarthy, is due to be put to death at 6pm on 26 June 2013. Her lawyer is seeking a stay of execution from the courts, raising claims of racial discrimination in jury selection.

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