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June 25, 2012

The human rights organization says sentencing those under 18 to a life without parole amounts to locking a young person up and throwing away the key.

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November 30, 2011

Authorities in the United States must ban the imposition of life without parole sentences against children and review the cases of more than 2,500 prisoners currently serving such sentences to brin...

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October 12, 2005
A new study by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International finds that thousands of children in the U.S. have been sentenced...

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