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Idaho urged to prevent first execution in 17 years

Headline Title:  Idaho urged to prevent first execution in 17 years 17 November 2011  The US state of Idaho should prevent its first execution in 17 years, Amnesty International has urged ahead of tomorrow's planned execution of a death row prisoner.Paul Rhoades, 54, is due to be put to death by lethal injection on Friday, in what would be Idaho's first execution since 1994, and only its second in more than half a century. "The execution of Paul Rhoades looms at a time when many in the USA are questioning the death penalty and when a clear majority of countries have turned…

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