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USA: further information: Three weeks left for governor to decide

, Index number: AMR 51/062/2014

The outgoing Illinois Governor has until 11 January to decide if he will grant clemency to Jacqueline Montanez. She is serving a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for a crime committed when she was a child, a punishment which violates international law. She has been in prison for more than half her life.

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