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Press Release
June 4, 2013

Frank Jannuzi, deputy executive director for Amnesty International USA, issued the following statement urging Florida Governor Rick Scott to veto the "Timely Justice Act of 2013" (TJA).

Press Release
May 2, 2013

Maryland joined the overwhelming global trend towards ending the death penalty today when Governor Martin O’Malley signed the abolition of capital punishment into law.

Press Release
March 15, 2013

AIUSA hailed the repeal of the death penalty in Maryland today and urged Governor O’Malley to commute the sentences of all five prisoners remaining on death row.

Press Release
March 6, 2013

Amnesty International said today the 27-20 vote to repeal the death penalty by the Maryland Senate is “a positive development for human rights,” but asserted the bill will be “incomplete” until fun...

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