URGENT ACTION APPEAL Urgent Actions (as of 7/06//00)

Urgent Actions Against the Death Penalty

***************************************************

NEVADA

Call For A Moratorium On Executions In Nevada (USA: UA 250.17)

The State of Nevada is set to carry out its 1st execution in over 11 years. A prisoner who has waived his appeals is due to be executed at 8pm on 14 November. Amnesty International is calling for a moratorium on executions as a 1st step towards abolition.

TAKE ACTION

Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

Expressing your opposition to the death penalty in all cases, and calling for a moratorium on executions in Nevada and for the state administration to work with the legislature to abolish the death penalty;

Noting that since Nevada last carried out an execution, six states in the USA have abolished the death penalty and a number of others have imposed moratoriums on executions, and another 21 countries have abolished the death penalty for all or ordinary crimes, with 141 countries now abolitionist in law or practice;

Pointing to the repeated resolutions at the UN General Assembly calling for a moratorium on executions with a view to abolition of the death penalty.

Contact these 2 officials by 14 November 2017:

Governor Brian Sandoval

State Capitol Building

101 N. Carson Street

Carson City, NV 89701, USA

Email: http://gov.nv.gov/Contact/Email-the-Governor/

Fax: +1 775 684-5683

Salutation: Dear Governor

Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt

Office of the Attorney General

100 North Carson Street

Carson City, NV 89701, USA

Fax: +1 775-684-1108

Email: aginfo@ag.nv.gov

Salutation: Dear Attorney General

(source: Amnesty International USA)

______________________________________