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January 7, 2015

Today, Amnesty International USA sent a letter to Illinois governor Pat Quinn calling on him to act before he leaves office to grant clemency to Jacqueline Montanez, who was sentenced to life witho...

Press Release
April 2, 2014

On April 4-6 at the JW Marriott (151 W Adams St), hundreds of activists will gather for Amnesty International’s annual Human Rights Conference to focus on strengthening links between the local and...

Press Release
October 31, 2012

When Governor Perry took office, he suggested that Texas justice 'can be better,' but 250 state killings later – including executions of teenage offenders, the mentally disabled and likely innocent...

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June 25, 2012

The human rights organization says sentencing those under 18 to a life without parole amounts to locking a young person up and throwing away the key.

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