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May 27, 2015

Today the Nebraska legislature voted to override Governor Ricketts’ veto of a measure repealing the death penalty. Nebraska will now become the 19th U.S. state to abolish capital punishment, and th...

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May 27, 2015

Angola’s authorities must abandon efforts to resuscitate the criminal defamation case against investigative journalist Rafael Marques de Morais, said Amnesty International today.

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May 27, 2015

The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) refusal to allow an Amnesty International expert to enter the country last night to speak at a conference is the latest in a shocking series of incidents highlightin...

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May 27, 2015

Responding to the announcement in today’s Queen’s Speech that the Government will introduce proposals to replace the Human Rights Act with a “British Bill of Rights,” Amnesty International said the...

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