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June 26, 2013

Frank Jannuzi, deputy executive director of Amnesty International USA, issued the following comments in response to the Supreme Court ruling today on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Californ...

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June 26, 2013

Since 1982, Texas has been responsible for, by far, more executions than any other state. On June 26, Texas is scheduled to put Kimberly McCarthy to death – in the process carrying out its 500th ex...

Press Release
June 26, 2013

On the eve of President Obama’s trip this week to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania, Amnesty International USA is urging the president to demand greater respect for and protection of human rights...

Press Release
June 26, 2013

Amnesty International is calling on Texas to halt its 500th execution since the reinstatement of capital punishment in the United States in 1976. In what it describes as a "shameful milestone," Kim...

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