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Press Release
May 20, 2014

In response to the federal appeals court decision to stay the execution of Missouri death row inmate Russell Bucklew, Steven W. Hawkins, executive director of Amnesty International USA, issued the...

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.

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.

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