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Press Release
February 22, 2017

Following the Supreme Court’s ruling granting a new sentencing hearing to Duane Buck based on evidence of racial bias in his trial, Amnesty International USA’s death penalty campaigner James Clark...

Press Release
September 25, 2016

Pakistan’s authorities must not execute Imdad Ali, a death row prisoner with a history of mental illness, Amnesty International said today.

Victory
August 22, 2016

On 19 August, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals granted a stay of execution to Jeffery Wood, who was scheduled to be executed in Texas on 24 August. He was sentenced to death in 1998 for a murder...

Press Release
August 2, 2016

The Delaware Supreme Court ruled that the state’s death penalty as it currently stands is unconstitutional in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Hurst v. Florida. The Hurst decision...

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