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Press Release
April 11, 2012
Amnesty International USA today praised the Connecticut House of Representatives for voting to abolish the death penalty and urged Gov. Daniel P. Malloy to keep his promise and sign Senate Bill 280 in...
Victory
March 30, 2012

Seventy-year-old Alabama death row prisoner Thomas Arthur has received a stay of execution from a federal court. He had been scheduled to be executed on the evening of 29 March for a murder committ...

Victory
January 18, 2012

The Governor of the US state of Delaware has commuted the death sentence of Robert Gattis to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole, three days before the prisoner was due to be execut...

Press Release
December 7, 2011

In response to the Philadelphia prosecutors’ decision not to seek another death sentence for Mumia Abu-Jamal, Laura Moye, director of Amnesty International’s Campaign to Abolish the Death Penalty,...

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