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USA (Oklahoma): Further information on Death penalty, Terry ...
18 June 2008

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

Urgent Action       AMR 51/063/2008

Time for real change as Supreme Court rules on Guantánamo ...
18 June 2008

On the 12 June 2008 the US Supreme Court recognized, in the case ofBoumediene v.Bush, the right of those detained at Guantánamo Bay, Cubato

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USA (Texas): Further information on Death penalty/Legal ...
18 June 2008

Charles Hood's execution warrant expired at midnight on 17 June without the state carrying out his execution.

Urgent Action       AMR 51/064/2008

Video: Murat Kurnaz, former detainee at Guantánamo and ...
16 June 2008

Murat Kurnaz was detained in Afghanistan and Guantánamo without charge or trial for nearly five years.

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USA: Time for real change as Supreme Court rules on ...
13 June 2008

The landmark judgment delivered on 12 June 2008 by the United States (US) Supreme Court in Boumediene v. Bush and al Odah v. United States (“ ...

Document       AMR 51/061/2008

Amnesty International | USA: Amnesty International welcomes ...
12 June 2008

Reacting to today's US Supreme Court ruling recognizing the right offoreign nationals detained in Guantánamo Bay to challenge theirdetention in US ...

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USA (Virginia): Further information on Death penalty / Legal ...
12 June 2008

Levar Walton has had the death sentence against him commuted by the Governor of Virginia, Timothy Kaine. Walton, who suffers from serious mental ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/060/2008

Afghanistan: No more empty promises in Paris
11 June 2008

The International Conference in Support of Afghanistan will bring together high level representatives from some 80 countries and organizations involved ...

Document       ASA 11/007/2008

USA: Justice Department's interim report into deaths points to ...
10 June 2008

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. Public Statement. 25 June 2008. AI Index: AMR 51/067/2008. USA: Justice Department's interim ...

Document       AMR 51/067/2008

USA (South Carolina): Further information on death penalty ...
9 June 2008

David Hill was executed in South Carolina in the evening of 6 June 2008. He had been sentenced to death in 2000 for the murder of three social workers ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/059/2008