USA: Execution nears for man with mental illness: Abdul Hamin Awkal

By Amnesty International, , Index number: AMR 51/039/2012

A Lebanese national with a history of mental illness is due to be executed in the US state of Ohio on 6 June 2012 for a double murder committed in 1992. The parole board has recommended to the governor that he deny clemency; he is not bound by their decision.

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