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Press Release
February 13, 2015

Amnesty International USA executive director Steven W. Hawkins issued the following response after Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced today that he is issuing a moratorium on the death penalty in...

Press Release
January 28, 2015

Today, the United States Supreme Court stayed the executions of three Oklahoma death-row inmates: Richard Glossip, Benjamin Cole and John Grant.

Press Release
December 31, 2014

(WASHINGTON, DC) In response to Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley’s decision to commute the sentences of the state’s remaining death penalty prisoners to life without parole Amnesty International U...

News
December 3, 2014

A federal appeals court has issued a stay of execution in Texas of a man with severe mental illness who was scheduled to be put to death this evening.

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