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Experts decry 'failed experiment' with new death penalty drug combinations

theguardian.com — Leading experts on the use of medical drugs in capital punishment have accused death penalty states of conducting a "failed experiment" with new drug combinations following a recent run of drawn-out executions in which prisoners have shown signs of distress on the gurney.
Jul 25, 2014

RT @Edpilkington: Medical experts accuse Arizona, Ohio and other states of "failed experiment" wt #deathpenalty drugs theguardian.com/world/2014/jul…

Jul 25, 2014

Medical experts accuse Arizona, Ohio and other states of "failed experiment" wt #deathpenalty drugs theguardian.com/world/2014/jul…

US diplomats admit contact in Yemen with missing citizen Sharif Mobley

theguardian.com — US diplomats in Yemen say they have been in contact with an American citizen whose lawyers consider him to have disappeared from jail in the country. The diplomats, however, will not reveal where he is.
Jul 25, 2014

RT @attackerman: US diplomat finds disappeared American imprisoned in Yemen -- and won't say where he is, oh & he's doing fine move on http…

Jul 25, 2014

RT @attackerman: US diplomat finds disappeared American imprisoned in Yemen -- and won't say where he is, oh & he's doing fine move on http…

Jul 25, 2014

US diplomat finds disappeared American imprisoned in Yemen -- and won't say where he is, oh & he's doing fine move on theguardian.com/world/2014/jul…