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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...

Report
March 26, 2014
Despite the setbacks in 2013, there has been a steady decline in the number of countries using the death penalty over the last 20 years, and there was progress in all regions last year.
Press Release
March 26, 2014

Alarming levels of executions in an isolated group of countries in 2013 saw close to 100 more people put to death around the world compared to the previous year, a jump of almost 15 percent.

Press Release
March 11, 2014

In response to reports that Glenn Ford, Lousiana's longest-serving death row inmate, is about to be freed, Amnesty International USA Senior Campaigner Thenjiwe Tameika McHarris made the following s...

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