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June 29, 2015

Steven W. Hawkins, executive director of Amnesty International USA, had the following reaction to today’s decision by the Supreme Court regarding lethal injection

Press Release
June 19, 2015

The Iranian authorities must urgently commute the death sentence of Ehsan Shah Ghasemi, a 24-year-old man who faces imminent execution amid a flawed trial that cast overwhelming doubts over his gui...

June 8, 2015

Pakistan must immediately halt the imminent execution of a man whose lawyers maintain was a juvenile at the time of his alleged crime and who claims to have been tortured into a “confession”, Amnes...

Press Release
May 29, 2015

A Nigerian torture victim wrongfully sentenced to death for a crime committed when he was 16 years old has been pardoned following intensive campaigning from Amnesty International supporters across...

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