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Further information on EXTRA 53/94 (AMR 51/74/94, 8 September) - USA (Texas): death penalty: George Lott, Warren Bridge, Herman Clark, Walter Williams

, Index number: AMR 51/076/1994

George Lott was executed as scheduled on 20 September 1994. Warren Bridge has had his execution date changed to 1 December 1994. Herman Clark is scheduled to be executed on 27 September and Walter Williams is scheduled to be executed on 5 October.

EXTERNAL (for general distribution) AI Index: AMR 51/76/94
Distr: UA/SC
20 September 1994
Further information on EXTRA 53/94 (AMR 51/74/94, 8 September 1994) - Death
Penalty
USA (Texas) George LOTT
Warren BRIDGE
Herman CLARK
Walter WILLIAMS
Amnesty International has learned with deep regret that George Lott was executed
as scheduled on 20 September 1994. His is the 81st execution to be carried
out in Texas since the death penalty was resumed in the USA in the mid-1970s.
Warren Bridge has had his execution date changed to 1 December 1994. Appeals
on his behalf may cease for the time being.
Herman Clark is scheduled to be executed on 27 September, and Walter Williams
is scheduled to be executed on 5 October.
FURTHER RECOMMENDED ACTION: Please telephone, send telegrams / telexes / faxes
/ express and airmail letters:
- expressing deep regret at the execution of George Lott on 20 September 1994;
- urging the Board to recommend that Governor Richards grant clemency to Herman
Clark and Walter Williams.
APPEALS TO
Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles
Executive Clemency Unit
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Pardons and Paroles Division
PO Box 13401
Austin, TX 78711, USA
Telegrams: Texas Board Pardons & Paroles, Austin, USA
Faxes: + 1 512 467 0945
Telephone: +1 512 406 5852
Salutation: Dear Board Members
The Honorable Ann Richards
Governor of Texas
Office of the Governor
PO Box 12428, Capitol Station
Austin, TX 78711, USA
Faxes: +1 512 463 1849
Telegrams: Governor Richards, Austin, Texas 78711, USA
Telephone: +1 (512) 463 2000
Salutation: Dear Governor
COPIES TO:
The Letters Editor
Austin-American Statesman
Box 670
2
Austin, TX 78767, USA
Faxes: +1 512 445 3679
and to diplomatic representatives of the USA accredited to your country.
PLEASE SEND APPEALS IMMEDIATELY.

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