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March 27, 2014

In response to the Obama administration's release of a fact sheet describing proposed changes to bulk collection of U.S. telephone data under Section 215 of the Patriot Act, Zeke Johnson, Director...

News
March 27, 2014
The Sri Lankan government must end a nationwide crackdown on dissent and cooperate with UN investigators, Amnesty International said today after the UN Human Rights Council established an inquiry into...
News
March 26, 2014
The Japanese courts have at last seen sense and granted a retrial to a prisoner who has spent over four decades on death row. Hakamada Iwao, 78, was sentenced to death in 1968 and is believed to be th...
Report
March 26, 2014
Despite the setbacks in 2013, there has been a steady decline in the number of countries using the death penalty over the last 20 years, and there was progress in all regions last year.

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