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

Urgent Actions Against the Death Penalty

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Urgent Action

DELUSIONAL DISORDER DIAGNOSED, EXECUTION SET

William Morva, a 35-year-old US-Hungarian national, is due to be executed in Virginia on 6 July. A psychiatrist has diagnosed him with delusional disorder, and concluded that this contributed to the crimes for which he was sentenced to death. The jury was not told that he had this serious mental disability.

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

* Calling for commutation of William Morva's death sentence and medical care for his mental disability;

* Noting the diagnosis of delusional disorder, but that the jurors were told he had a less serious mental disability and did not experience delusions, denying them a full picture of who they were being asked to sentence;

* Explaining that you are not seeking to downplay the seriousness of violent crime or its consequences.

Friendly reminder: If you send an email, please create your own instead of forwarding this one!

Contact below official by 6 July, 2017 (by 22 June if possible, in case of early decision):

Governor Terry McAuliffe, Common Ground for Virginia

P.O. Box 1475

Richmond, VA 23218, USA

Phone: +1 804-786-2211 // Fax: +1 804-371-6531

Email (via website):

https://governor.virginia.gov/constituent-services/communicating-with-the-governors-office/

Twitter: @TerryMcAuliffe

Salutation: Dear Governor

Note: The Governor's contact form requires a US-based address and telephone number in order to submit an appeal. We encourage you to use the comment form on their website, and if you are based outside of the US, to instead use AI USA's New York contact details as your address/telephone number:

Amnesty International USA New York Office

5 Penn Plaza, New York, NY, 10001, USA

Phone: 212.633.4187

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