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USA (Texas): Death penalty / Legal concern, Napoleon Beazley, black, aged 24.

, Index number: AMR 51/095/2001

Napoleon Beazley is due to be executed in Texas on 15 August 2001, 10 days after his 25th birthday. He was sentenced to death in 1995 for a murder committed when he was 17. International law prohibits the execution of those who were under 18 at the time of the crime.

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