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USA: Further information on death penalty

, Index number: AMR 51/105/2000

Thomas Mason, John Burks, Paul Nuncio and Shaka Sankofa (formerly Gary Graham) were executed on 12, 14, 15 and 22 June 2000 respectively. Texas now accounts for 23 of the 50 executions carried out in the USA this year. Since the USA resumed executions in 1977, 648 prisoners have been put to death nationwide, 222 of them in Texas.

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