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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
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
Charles Hood's execution warrant expired at midnight on 17 June without the state carrying out his execution.
Urgent Action AMR 51/064/2008
Murat Kurnaz was detained in Afghanistan and Guantánamo without charge or trial for nearly five years.
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
Reacting to today's US Supreme Court ruling recognizing the right offoreign nationals detained in Guantánamo Bay to challenge theirdetention in US ...
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
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
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. Public Statement. 25 June 2008. AI Index: AMR 51/067/2008. USA: Justice Department's interim ...
Document AMR 51/067/2008
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