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Press Release
September 27, 2012

Amnesty International condemns the new wave of executions in Japan, which increased after two death row inmates were hanged on Thursday.

Press Release
September 11, 2012

A wave of bomb attacks and shootings across Iraq on Sunday reportedly killed at least 81 people, many of them civilians, and left scores more injured.

Press Release
August 30, 2012

Amnesty International reiterates call for moratorium on executions in Gambia, as 38 people still on death row are at imminent risk of execution.

Press Release
August 24, 2012

Amnesty International has received credible reports that nine individuals were executed last night in Gambia and that more are under threat of imminent executions today and in the coming days.

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