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USA (South Carolina): Death penalty: David Mark Hill
30 May 2008

David Hill is scheduled to be executed in South Carolina on 6 June 2008. He was sentenced to death in 2000 for the murder of three social workers in ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/050/2008

USA (Georgia): Death penalty / Imminent execution: Curtis ...
29 May 2008

Curtis Osborne is scheduled to be executed in Georgia at 7pm local time on 4 June 2008. He was sentenced to death in August 1991 for two murders ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/048/2008

USA: Guantánamo: Health concern as charges against ...
27 May 2008

On 13 May 2008, the US Department of Defense announced that capital charges sworn against Guantánamo detainee Mohamed al-Qahtani in February ...

Document       AMR 51/046/2008

USA (Oklahoma): Death penalty, Terry Lyn Short (m)
23 May 2008

Terry Short is scheduled to be executed in Oklahoma on 17 June. He was sentenced to death in 1997 for the murder of Ken Yamamoto in January 1995 ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/045/2008

USA (Mississippi): Further information on Earl Wesley Berry ...
22 May 2008

Earl Berry was executed in Mississippi on the evening of 21 May 2008. He was sentenced to death for the murder of Mary Bounds in 1987. Two of the ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/043/2008

USA (Texas): Death penalty, Derrick Sonnier (m)
22 May 2008

Derrick Sonnier is scheduled to be executed in Texas on 3 June. He was sentenced to death in 1993 for the murder of his neighbour and her young ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/044/2008

USA: Where is the accountability? Health concern as charges ...
20 May 2008

On 13 May 2008, the US Department of Defense announced that capital charges sworn against Guantánamo detainee Mohamed al-Qahtani in February ...

Report       AMR 51/042/2008

USA: Way of life, way of death: Capital charges referred ...
20 May 2008

On 13 May 2008, the USA opened another chapter in its relationship with the death penalty when it referred capital charges against five Guantánamo ...

Report       AMR 51/041/2008

Death Penalty News: April – May 2008
16 May 2008

1) Liberia: Death penalty for armed robbery debated in the Senate 2) Cuba: President will commute death sentences 3) Guatemala: Bill allowing resumption ...

Document       ACT 53/003/2008

USA (Mississippi): Death penalty / Legal concern: Earl Wesley ...
13 May 2008

Earl Berry is scheduled to be executed in Mississippi on 21 May 2008. He was sentenced to death for the murder of Mary Bounds in 1987. His lawyers ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/040/2008