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Press Release
September 10, 2014

Amnesty International USA executive director Steven W. Hawkins responded today to the executions of Earl Ringo, Jr in Missouri and Willie Trottie in Texas.

Press Release
July 16, 2014

A federal judge, U.S. District Court Judge Cormac J. Carney, today struck down California's death penalty law, saying the practice was unconstitutional and that the delays facing death row inmates...

Press Release
May 20, 2014

Ahead of the scheduled execution of Missouri death row inmate Russell Bucklew, Amnesty International USA Executive Director Steven W. Hawkins issued the following statement.

Press Release
April 17, 2014

In response to the New Hampshire State Senate’s 12-12 vote and decision today to table the death penalty repeal bill, Amnesty International USA Executive Director Steven W. Hawkins issued the follo...

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