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April 19, 2017

A judge today temporarily blocked the federal government from deporting four families who fled violence to seek asylum in the United States. The government was cleared to move forward with the depo...

Press Release
April 19, 2017

The continued persecution of human rights activist Pastor Evan Mawarire is a deliberate ploy by the Zimbabwean authorities to harass, intimidate and, ultimately, silence him, Amnesty International...

Press Release
April 19, 2017

A Pulaski County judge has blocked the state of Arkansas from using its remaining lethal injection drugs in five executions scheduled for this month. The state plans to appeal.

Victory
April 18, 2017

The execution of Don Davis, scheduled for 17 April in Arkansas, did not go ahead. Minutes before midnight, when the death warrant was set to expire, the US Supreme Court refused to lift the stay is...

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