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Press Release
August 13, 2015

Today, the Connecticut Supreme Court struck down exemptions to the state’s 2012 death penalty ban, which had excluded the 11 inmates currently on death row. In response, James Clark, Amnesty Intern...

Press Release
August 7, 2015

The Iranian authorities must immediately halt the implementation of a death sentence for juvenile offender Salar Shadizadi, and ensure that a new request for a judicial review made by his lawyers e...

Victory
August 7, 2015

Two South Sudanese pastors, Reverend Yat Michael and Reverend Peter Yen, were released on 5 August after being sentenced to time already served in Khartoum, Sudan. The two have been in detention si...

News
August 4, 2015

Pakistan must immediately impose a moratorium on the death penalty after the execution of a man who was under 18 years old at the time of the crime, according to his lawyers, and who was tortured i...

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