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July 16, 2014

A federal judge, U.S. District Court Judge Cormac J. Carney, today struck down California's death penalty law, saying the practice was unconstitutional and that the delays facing death row inmates...

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July 16, 2014

The USA stands virtually alone in the world in incarcerating thousands of prisoners in long term or indefinite solitary confinement, defined by the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel,...

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July 15, 2014
The US government’s dehumanising practice of holding prisoners in prolonged solitary confinement in the country’s only federal super-maximum security prison amounts to cruel, inhuman or degrading trea...
News
July 10, 2014
The Ethiopian authorities must halt their continuing onslaught on dissent, Amnesty International said today, after the arrest of four more opposition party members this week, who are believed to be at...

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