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December 7, 2012
Taiwan must not succumb to public pressure and revert to using the death penalty, Amnesty International said as it urged an immediate moratorium on capital punishment.
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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November 21, 2012
The execution of Ajmal Kasab for his involvement in the 2008 Mumbai attacks undoes much of the progress India has made over the death penalty.

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