On 29 November, the Tennessee Supreme Court granted a stay of execution in the case of Stephen West, who was due to be put to death on 30 November. The stay is to provide more time for litigation to continue on the constitutionality of Tennesseeâ€™s lethal injection procedures
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Saudi Arabia: Executed, Body Not Returned to Family (UA 302/09)
Ali Agirdas was executed on 20 November in Saudi Arabia’s capital, Riyadh. His family only learned of his execution through the media, and his body has not been returned to them.
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