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September 21, 2015

Pakistan must halt tomorrow’s scheduled hanging of a paraplegic man who developed tubercular (TB) meningitis while on death row, and immediately impose a moratorium on all executions, Amnesty Inter...

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September 7, 2015
The Iranian authorities must immediately halt the execution of Mahmoud Barati, a teacher who was convicted of drug-related offenses following an unfair trial that is believed to have included a confes...
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August 27, 2015

Burkina Faso must seize the opportunity to abolish the death penalty, Amnesty International said on the eve of parliamentary sessions which will culminate in an historic vote.

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August 25, 2015

Behrouz Alkhani, a 30-year-old man from Iran’s Kurdish minority has been transferred out of Oroumieh prison’s general ward and placed in solitary confinement in preparation for his execution tomorr...

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