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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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September 30, 2015

The organization called on the authorities to quash Ali al-Nimr’s death sentence, which followed a grossly unfair trial and was based on “confessions” Ali al-Nimr says were extracted under torture....

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September 29, 2015

Despite pleas from human rights organizations and a petition signed by 90,000 supporters, the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles today denied clemency to Kelly Gissendaner. She is scheduled to be...

September 21, 2015

Pakistan must halt tomorrow’s scheduled hanging of a paraplegic man who developed tubercular (TB) meningitis while on death row, and immediately impose a moratorium on all executions, Amnesty Inter...

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