Good News! The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has issued a stay of execution for Cathy Henderson who had been scheduled to be executed June 13 in Texas for the 1994 murder of a three-and-a-half-month-old baby, Brandon Baugh. Serious doubt has been raised about the prosecutions claim that Brandon's death was not the result of an accidental fall. » Read Amnesty's press release
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Pakistan: Grant Clemency to Abdul Basit (UA 96/16)
A Pakistani man convicted and sentenced to death for murder in 2009, Abdul Basit, is at risk of execution. His execution has been stayed three times, all at the last minute, in July, September and November 2015. He became paralysed in 2010 due to the inhumane conditions in which he was kept in Central Jail Faisalabad.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Ashinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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