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USA: Double standards and second-class justice: Federal ...
18 July 2008

On 17 July 2008, US District Court Judge James Robertson cleared the way for the first US trial by military commission for more than half a century, when ...

Document       AMR 51/082/2008

USA (Mississippi): Death penalty / Legal concern: Dale Leo ...
17 July 2008

Dale Bishop is scheduled to be executed in Mississippi at 6pm local time on 23 July. He was sentenced to death in February 2000 for the murder of Marcus ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/080/2008

USA (Texas): Death penalty / Legal concern: José Ernesto ...
17 July 2008

Mexican national José Medellín is due to be executed in Texas on 5 August 2008. He was sentenced to death in 1994 for his part in the murders of two ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/081/2008

USA (Oklahoma): Further information on Death penalty: Kevin ...
16 July 2008

On 15 July 2008, Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry granted a 30-day stay of execution to Kevin Young in order to review the clemency recommendation ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/079/2008

Amnesty International | USA: Omar Khadr must be ...
15 July 2008

Reacting to today's release of a video publicly showing Canadian citizen Omar Khadr being questioned at the US detention center in Guantanamo Bay ...

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USA: Guantánamo: Day two of military judge questioning 9/11 ...
11 July 2008

On 10 July 2008, military commission judge US Marine Colonel Ralph Kohlmann held further proceedings to question the five men accused of ...

Document       AMR 51/077/2008

Military judge warns 9/11 accused of disadvantages of self ...
10 July 2008

Three of the five men accused of orchestrating the attacks of 11September 2001 and facing a death penalty trial by military commissionare appearing ...

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USA: 9/11 defendants warned on lack of access to classified ...
10 July 2008

Two of the five men accused of orchestrating the attacks of 11 September 2001 appeared separately in front of a military judge yesterday to be questioned ...

Report       AMR 51/076/2008

USA (Oklahoma): Further information on Death penalty: Kevin ...
10 July 2008

On 8 July 2008, the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board voted 4-1 to recommend clemency for Kevin Young, who is due to be executed on 22 July. ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/075/2008

Guantánamo military commission hearings resume | Amnesty ...
9 July 2008

Five Guantánamo detainees accused of involvement in the attacks of 11September 2001 in the USA are due to appear in front of a militaryjudge ...

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