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August 7, 2012

Amnesty International said today it is "highly disturbing" that the U.S. Supreme Court – ignoring its own decade-old ruling – refused to prevent the execution in Texas of Marvin Wilson, despite his...

Press Release
August 3, 2012

Amnesty International called on Texas to reverse “shameful” decision to execute man with IQ of 61.

Press Release
July 19, 2012

State has gone from "first to worst" in handling cases of mental disability and the death penalty.

Press Release
July 16, 2012

Amnesty International condemns 'deeply dissapointing' decision by Parole Board in Warren Hill case

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