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May 9, 2012
Yong Vui Kong, who was 19 when he was first arrested for possessing 47g of heroin in 2007, faces imminent execution.
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May 2, 2012

Amnesty International today calls on Singapore to join the global trend toward abolition of the death penalty and establish a moratorium on all executions, following the country's announcement that...

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April 25, 2012
Amnesty International USA today applauded Governor Dannel P. Malloy for signing into law SB280, which repeals the death penalty in Connecticut for all future cases.
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April 20, 2012
The decision to order a retrial in the case of a Chinese businesswoman facing execution highlights the urgent need for the authorities to halt death sentences for non-violent crimes as a first step to...

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