• Campagnes

Further information on EXTRA 50/91 (AMR 51/25/91, 7 August and follow-ups AMR 51/29/91, 22 August, AMR 51/22/92, 13 February, AMR 51/23/92, 20 February, AMR 51/45/92, 31 March, AMR 51/52/92, 14 April, AMR 51/96/92, 7 August, AMR 51/99/92, 27 August, and A

, N° d'index: AMR 51/111/1992

Bernard Amos, scheduled to be executed in Texas on 8 October 1992, has received a stay of execution. A ruling on the case of Leonel Herrera is expected from the US Supreme Court around the end of this year.

EXTERNAL (for general distribution) AI Index: AMR 51/111/92
Distr: UA/SC
9 October 1992
Further information on EXTRA 50/91 (AMR 51/25/91 of 7 August 1991), and
follow-ups AMR 51/29/91 of 22 August 1991; AMR 51/22/92 of 13 February 1992;
AMR 51/23/92 of 20 February 1992; AMR 51/45/92 of 31 March 1992; AMR 51/52/92
of 14 April 1992; AMR 51/96/92 of 7 August 1992; AMR 51/99/92 of 27 August
1992; and AMR 51/108/92 of 25 September 1992 - Death Penalty
USA (Texas): Bernard AMOS
Leonel HERRERA
Bernard Amos, who was scheduled to be executed by the state of Texas, USA,
on 8 October 1992, has received a stay of execution.
Many thanks to all those who sent appeals. No further action is required from
the Urgent Action network on his behalf at this time.
Oral arguments in the US Supreme Court concerning the case of Leonel Herrera
were due to begin on 7 October 1992; a ruling is expected around the end of
the year. No further action is required on his behalf at the present time.
For further details of his case, please refer to AMR 51/45/92, issued 31 March
1992, and AMR 51/52/92, issued 14 April 1992.

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