September 27, 2012
Fears of a new wave of executions in Japan increased after two death row inmates were hanged on Thursday, one the first woman to be executed in more than 15 years.
September 21, 2012
As Special Hearing Concludes on Missouri Death Penalty Case, Amnesty International Welcomes Opportunity to Reexamine Evidence in Clouded Case
Amnesty International's Laura Moye, director of the Campaign to Abolish the Death Penalty, commented today on the conclusion of the hearing to reexamine evidence in the death penalty case against R...
September 20, 2012
On One-Year Anniversary of Troy Davis Execution, Amnesty International and NAACP Urge Attorney General Eric Holder to Investigate Misconduct in Death Penalty Cases
Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) are calling on U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate growing concerns over prose...
September 17, 2012
The Gambian President's conditional moratorium on executions of death row prisoners leaves at least 38 people at great risk of execution.