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Amnesty in the News
April 17, 2012
Washington Times

Death penalty opponents said Thursday that this week’s votes putting Connecticut on track to become the 17th state to abandon capital punishment shows that the long campaign against the death penal...

Amnesty in the News
April 17, 2012
The Guardian (UK)

Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox have spent 23 hours of each day in the last 40 years in a 9ft-by-6ft cell. Now, as human rights groups intensify calls for their release, a documentary provides in...

April 16, 2012
Albert Woodfox, 65, and Herman Wallace, 70, have been in solitary confinement in Louisiana's Angola Prison since 1972.
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...

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