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August 2, 2016

The Delaware Supreme Court ruled that the state’s death penalty as it currently stands is unconstitutional in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Hurst v. Florida. The Hurst decision...

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August 2, 2016

About 1,200 men, women, and children who sought refuge in Australia and were forcibly transferred to the remote Pacific island nation of Nauru suffer severe abuse, inhumane treatment, and neglect,...

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August 2, 2016

Responding to a speech today by Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in which he criticized Amnesty International’s findings that some people detained in connection with Turkey’s failed coup at...

Press Release
August 2, 2016

A teenager was executed in Iran after being convicted of the rape of another boy, the first confirmed execution of a juvenile in the country this year.

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