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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...

Press Release
April 17, 2017

The Supreme Court will not hear a case brought by more than two dozen families who have been ordered deported without having their full cases heard by an immigration judge. The families fled horrif...

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