Today 140 countries are abolitionist in law or practice. A small number of countries account for the bulk of the global judicial death toll each year. One of them is the USA.
Judge Michael Manners, the Special Master finds that prosecutors suppressed evidence and writes that he believes the statement Reggie Clemons gave to police was coerced.
Brian Evans, director of Amnesty International USA's Abolish the Death Penalty campaign, issued a statement responding to a Georgia court granting Warren Hill a stay of execution.
Brian Evans, director of AIUSA’s Abolish the Death Penalty campaign, responds to the Georgia Fulton County Superior Court granting Warren Hill a stay of execution.