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United States of America: Wrong 800 times

, Index number: AMR 51/152/2002

On 24 September, if all goes according to schedule, a human being will be taken from his cell, strapped down and killed by government employees in President Bush's home state of Texas. It will be the 800th time since the USA resumed judicial killing in 1977 that this macabre ritual will have been carried out, and the 283rd time in Texas.

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