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Victory
April 19, 2012

Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed into law the repeal of Connecticut's death penalty, making his state the 17th, and the 5th in the last 5 years, to do away with capital punishment.

Amnesty in the News
April 17, 2012
Washington Times

Death penalty opponents said Thursday that this week’s votes putting Connecticut on track to become the 17th state to abandon capital punishment shows that the long campaign against the death penal...

Amnesty in the News
April 17, 2012
The Guardian (UK)

Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox have spent 23 hours of each day in the last 40 years in a 9ft-by-6ft cell. Now, as human rights groups intensify calls for their release, a documentary provides in...

News
April 17, 2012
Legislators in Kuwait are due to vote on draft legislation that would make blasphemy a crime punishable by death.

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