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October 4, 2012
The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles and state Governor Rick Perry should grant clemency to an African American man due to be executed on 18 October.
Press Release
October 2, 2012

Amnesty International is challenging the 2012 U.S. presidential candidates to commit to a set of 12 human rights goals that will help secure the place of human rights in their administrations.

October 1, 2012
The US military has repatriated of Guantánamo detainee Omar Khadr to his native Canada.
Press Release
September 27, 2012

Three thousand prisoners in two California prisons are being held in solitary confinement under “cruel, degrading and inhuman” conditions that violate international standards.

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