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April 14, 2015

The state of Missouri executed Andre Cole tonight at 10:24 p.m. CT. The execution took place despite multiple factors raising questions about the appropriateness of the sentence, including Cole’s m...

Report
March 31, 2015

An alarming number of countries used the death penalty to tackle real or perceived threats to state security linked to terrorism, crime or internal instability in 2014, Amnesty International found...

News
March 18, 2015

The Pakistan government has resumed executions for all cases and thousands of death row prisoners are at risk of execution. One of them, Shafqat Hussain, was under 18 when sentenced to death and is...

News
March 17, 2015

The mass execution of 12 people in Pakistan today highlights the horrific consequences of the government’s decision to resume executions for all death row prisoners, Amnesty International said.

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