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Further information on EXTRA 56/93 (AMR 51/53/93, 10 June; and follow-up AMR 51/56/93, 18 June) - USA (Texas): death penalty: Denton Crank, Markham Duff-Smith

, N° d'index: AMR 51/058/1993

Markham Duff-Smith was executed as scheduled on 29 June 1993.

EXTERNAL (for general distribution) AI Index: AMR 51/58/93
Distr: UA/SC
29 June 1993
Further information on EXTRA 56/93 (AMR 51/53/93, 10 June 1993) - and follow-up: AMR 51/56/93,
18 June 1993 - Death Penalty
USA (Texas):Denton CRANK
Markham DUFF-SMITH
Markham Duff-Smith was executed as scheduled by the state of Texas, USA, on 29 June 1993.
Thank you to everyone who sent appeals. No further action is necessary, although participants
may wish to write expressing deep regret at the execution of Markham Duff-Smith.
As noted in FU EXTRA 56/93 Denton Crank, who was scheduled to be executed in Texas on 15
June 1993, received a stay of execution. No further action is required from the Urgent
Action Network on his behalf at present.
FURTHER RECOMMENDED ACTION: Telegrams/telexes/faxes/express and airmail letters in English
or in your own language:
TO:
Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles
8610 Shoal Creek Boulevard, PO Box 13401
Capitol Station
Austin, TX 78711-3401
USA
Telegrams: Texas Board Pardons/Paroles, Austin, TX 78711, USA
Faxes: + 1 512 467 0945
Telephone: + 1 512 406 5852
Salutation: Dear Board Members
COPIES TO:
The Honorable Ann Richards
Governor of Texas
Office of the Governor
PO Box 12428, Capitol Station
Austin, TX 78711
USA
Telegrams: Governor Richards, Austin, Texas 78711, USA
Faxes: + 1 512 463 1849
Telexes : 910 874 1849
Telephone: + 1 512 463 2000
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Salutation: Dear Governor
The Letters Editor
Houston Chronicle
801 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77002
USA
Faxes: +1 713 220 7868
and to diplomatic representatives of the USA accredited to your country.

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