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USA (Maryland): Further information on: death penalty: Flint Gregory Hunt

, Index number: AMR 51/046/1996

The above, who was scheduled to be executed in Maryland during the week beginning 10-14 June has been granted a stay of execution. If the execution had taken place, Flint Hunt would have been the first black non-consensual person to be executed in the state in 35 years. Hunt's case has highlighted a current debate in the state focusing on racial disparities in carrying out capital punishment in Maryland.

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