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Further information on EXTRA 63/91 (AMR 51/38/91, 11 September; and follow- up AMR 51/40/91, 17 September) - United States (Georgia): death penalty: Warren McCleskey

, Index number: AMR 51/049/1991

EXTERNAL (for general distribution) AI Index: AMR 51/49/91
Distr: UA/SC
30 September 1991
Further information on EXTRA 63/91 (AMR 53/38/91, 11 September) and follow-up
EXTRA 63/91-1, (AMR 51/40/91, 17 September 1991) Death Penalty
USA (Georgia): Warren MCCLESKEY
Amnesty International has learned that Warren McCleskey was executed as
scheduled on 25 September 1991.
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Please send further appeals by fax/express and airmail
letters:
- expressing deep regret at the execution of Warren McCleskey;
- explaining why you oppose the death penalty.
APPEALS TO
The letters editor of the following newspaper:
The Atlanta Constitution
Atlanta Newspapers
72 Marietta St NW
Atlanta, GA 30302
USA
Tel: +404 526 5751
Fax: +404 526 5820
PLEASE SEND FAXES/LETTERS IMMEDIATELY.
Please note that the original intention was to issue an earlier, much fuller,
follow-up to this EXTRA Action but the necessary information has not yet been
received in the International Secretariat. It was therefore decided to issue
this follow-up now as it was felt that no further delay was acceptable.

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