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February 13, 2015

Amnesty International USA executive director Steven W. Hawkins issued the following response after Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced today that he is issuing a moratorium on the death penalty in...

Press Release
January 28, 2015

Today, the United States Supreme Court stayed the executions of three Oklahoma death-row inmates: Richard Glossip, Benjamin Cole and John Grant.

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December 3, 2014

A federal appeals court has issued a stay of execution in Texas of a man with severe mental illness who was scheduled to be put to death this evening.

Press Release
November 18, 2014

Amnesty International today released a new video from award winning artist John Legend as part of its Write for Rights campaign. The campaign is the world’s largest letter-writing event in which Am...

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