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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 12, 2014

In response to today’s passage of the death penalty repeal bill in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, Amnesty International USA Executive Director Steven W. Hawkins issued the following st...

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...

Press Release
February 11, 2014

Amnesty International USA Executive Director, Steven W. Hawkins issued the following response after Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that he is issuing a moratorium on the death penalty i...

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