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February 14, 2013

“Marylanders are now on course to eliminate the abhorrent practice of capital punishment. The state will have an opportunity to support victims’ families and focus on public safety solutions that a...

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January 15, 2013

Brian Evans of Amnesty International USA’s Campaign to Abolish the Death Penalty made the following comments today in response to Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley’s announcement seeking repeal of the...

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December 5, 2012

Between December 5th and 16th, Amnesty International will host its 10th global letter writing marathon, inviting human rights supporters to write, Tweet and blog in support of victims of human righ...

Press Release
October 31, 2012

When Governor Perry took office, he suggested that Texas justice 'can be better,' but 250 state killings later – including executions of teenage offenders, the mentally disabled and likely innocent...

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