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USA: Florida death row inmate seeks clemency: Charles ...
13 May 2014

The case of Charles Finney, a 60-year-old man on death row in Florida, is now before the clemency authorities. He maintains that he did not commit ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/030/2014

USA: Further information: Mental disability claim as execution ...
6 May 2014

Lawyers for Robert Campbell, on death row in Texas for a crime committed when he was aged 18, have filed an appeal based on new evidence that ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/029/2014

USA: Time to do something, Mr President: After Oklahoma's ' ...
2 May 2014

Quite what long-term impact the recent “botched” execution in Oklahoma will have on support for the death penalty in that state and the USA more generally ...

Document       AMR 51/028/2014

USA: 'He could have been a good kid': Texas set to execute ...
1 May 2014

This report seeks to draw attention to three cases of young adult offenders in Texas, scheduled for execution in rapid succession, to generate a broader ...

Report       AMR 51/027/2014

Amnesty International | USA: Another 'botched' execution ...
30 April 2014

Last night's “botched” execution in Oklahoma provides yet another stark reason why authorities across the USA should impose an immediate moratorium ...

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USA: Another 'botched' execution underscores call to abolish ...
30 April 2014

Last night's “botched” execution in Oklahoma provides yet another stark reason why authorities across the USA should impose an immediate moratorium ...

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USA: After decades in isolation, time to release Albert ...
17 April 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AMR 51/026/2014. EMBARGO DATE: 17 APRIL 2014. USA ...

Public Statement       AMR 51/026/2014

USA: Texas again set to execute for crime at age 18: Robert ...
16 April 2014

Robert Campbell, aged 41, is due to be executed on 13 May. He has been on death row for 22 years, over half of his life. This would be the third Texas ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/025/2014

USA: Federal Court issues decision in conflict minerals case
14 April 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AMR 51/024/2014. 14 April 2014. Federal Court Issues Decision ...

Public Statement       AMR 51/024/2014

USA: Further information: Mexican national executed in Texas ...
10 April 2014

Ramiro Hernandez Llanas was put to death by lethal injection on 9 April in Texas. His execution went ahead despite evidence that his intellectual disability ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/023/2014