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USA: First Idaho execution in 17 years imminent: Paul Rhoades

, Index number: AMR 51/089/2011

The US state of Idaho is scheduled to carry out its first execution since 1994, and only its second in more than half a century. Paul Rhoades is due to be put to death by lethal injection on 18 November 2011. He has been on death row since March 1988. He is now 54.