January 11, 2011
United States: Illinois passes SB 3539, which, if signed into law, will officially abolish the death penalty
January 2, 2011
In January 2011, Congress passed and President Obama signed into law the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010.
December 28, 2010
Paul Haggis, Sean Penn, Martin Scorsese and Harvey Weinstein Join Amnesty International to Condemn Harsh Sentence for Acclaimed Iranian Director Jafar Panahi
Hollywood Greats Urge Public to Sign Petition, Take Action
December 2, 2010
On 29 November, the Tennessee Supreme Court granted a stay of execution in the case of Stephen West, who was due to be put...