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October 27, 2014
The release of a man who spent 19 years on death row in Nigeria and was seconds away from execution last year painfully illustrates the inherent brutality and unfairness of the death penalty.
October 16, 2014
A Pakistani court’s decision to uphold the death sentence against a Christian woman convicted on blasphemy charges is a grave injustice.
October 15, 2014
A death sentence passed today against a dissident Shi’a Muslim cleric in Saudi Arabia for “disobeying the ruler”, “inciting sectarian strife” and “encouraging, leading and participating in demonstrati...
October 9, 2014
Countries around the world continue to sentence to death or to execute people with mental and intellectual disabilities, in clear violation of international standards.

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