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August 25, 2015

A Texas court has granted a stay of execution for a Nicaraguan citizen who was scheduled to be put to death tomorrow.

Bernardo Abán Tercero was sentenced in 2000. At his trial, his lawyers p...

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August 19, 2015

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) today found that the United States violated the human rights of a Nicaraguan citizen facing execution next week.

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August 13, 2015

Today, the Connecticut Supreme Court struck down exemptions to the state’s 2012 death penalty ban, which had excluded the 11 inmates currently on death row. In response, James Clark, Amnesty Intern...

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August 7, 2015

The Iranian authorities must immediately halt the implementation of a death sentence for juvenile offender Salar Shadizadi, and ensure that a new request for a judicial review made by his lawyers e...

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