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January 23, 2013

A Chinese woman who stabbed her husband to death after suffering months of domestic violence should not be executed, Amnesty International urged on Wednesday.

Press Release
December 18, 2012

Following ratification for 28 death sentences in Iraq on Monday, December 17 by one of the Iraqi vice presidents, Amnesty International urged authorities to impose an immediate moratorium on execut...

Press Release
November 21, 2012

The Afghan government today confirmed it had executed six prisoners on death row, in addition to the eight prisoners already executed on November 20, 2012.

Press Release
November 21, 2012

A vote to establish a moratorium on the death penalty at the U.N. General Assembly’s human rights committee has given a further boost to the global goal of ending the use of capital punishment.

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