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October 8, 2015

On 30 September the Governor of Oklahoma issued a 37-day stay of execution for Richard Glossip minutes before he was due to be killed, after the prison department revealed it did not have one of th...

October 6, 2015

The Governor of Missouri commuted the death sentence of Kimber Edwards to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole four days before he was due to be put to death.

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October 5, 2015

The death in prison of a Japanese man who spent more than 46 years facing execution, after a conviction based on a forced confession, underlines the urgent need for a review of all similar cases, A...

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October 1, 2015

Alfredo Prieto, a Salvadoran man, is scheduled to be executed in Virginia today, despite evidence that he has intellectual disability which would render his execution unconstitutional.Alfredo Priet...

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