USA: Further information: Texas defies world court order and executes

USA: Further information: Texas defies world court order and executes

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Index Number: AMR 51/063/2011
Date Published: 8 July 2011
Categories: USA

Mexican national Humberto Leal García was executed in Texas on 7 July. His execution violated international law and a binding order from the International Court of Justice (ICJ). The execution went ahead despite opposition from the US and Mexican governments, and UN officials.


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