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March 21, 2014
Does the death penalty deter violent crime and prevent terrorist attacks? is capital punishment used only against people proven guilty of serious crimes? Find out some of the myths debunked. 
News
March 13, 2014
Malaysia’s authorities must immediately halt the execution of a Nigerian national suffering from mental health problems, convicted of a murder committed around 18 years ago. 
Press Release
March 12, 2014

In response to today’s passage of the death penalty repeal bill in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, Amnesty International USA Executive Director Steven W. Hawkins issued the following st...

Press Release
March 11, 2014

In response to reports that Glenn Ford, Lousiana's longest-serving death row inmate, is about to be freed, Amnesty International USA Senior Campaigner Thenjiwe Tameika McHarris made the following s...

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