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January 16, 2014

Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, Steven W. Hawkins, released the following statement on the use of untested lethal injection drugs in the execution of an Ohio inmate.

November 18, 2013
The execution of a Pakistani man in Indonesia on Sunday, carried out in secret, is a shocking and regressive step.
November 14, 2013
The reduction of a death sentence to life imprisonment for a convicted drug trafficker in Singapore must now be followed by continued reforms, Amnesty International said.
November 8, 2013
A sharp increase in the use of the death penalty in Iraq has brought the number of known executions to the highest since the toppling of Saddam Hussein in 2003, with at least seven prisoners sent to t...

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