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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,...

Press Release
December 2, 2011

Following the announcement that Martina Davis Correia, the longtime activist against the death penalty and sister of Troy Anthony Davis, had succumbed to cancer, Curt Goering, chief operating offic...

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