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November 21 2014 | TEXAS, UNITED STATES

We urge the Authorities of Texas to stay the execution of Scott Luis Panetti and to reconsider his case.

Urgent Appeal to save the life of Scott Panetti, sentenced to death

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Urgent appeal to save Scott Panetti's life death row inmate in Texas.
Scott was convicted for the murder of his former girlfriend's parents. He has been suffering from schizophrenia for 30 years. Psychiatrists, former attorneys, prosecutors, evangelical pastors and bishops had been working to help him. Scott asked to summon the Pope, Jesus Christ and John F. Kennedy for his defence.
Despite all the appeals asking to postpone the execution, which is scheduled for December 3rd by lethal injection, a Texan judge refused to do so.
Also the European Union wrote to the Governor of Texas, Rick Perry, asking for clemency because "the execution of mentally ill persons is against widely accepted criteria of human rights", according to international law and the American Constitution. However, in a one-page document, judge Keith Williams refused to postpone the execution, as Panetti's lawyers had asked in order to perform a psychiatric examination and determine whether their client was criminally liable.
Scott has been taken about ten times to hospital because of hallucinations and psychotic episodes. 

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