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November 5, 2012
South Sudan should join the great majority of United Nations members that have abolished the death penalty in law or practice.
October 31, 2012
The US state of Texas is set to carry out its 250th execution under the governorship of Rick Perry.
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October 31, 2012

When Governor Perry took office, he suggested that Texas justice 'can be better,' but 250 state killings later – including executions of teenage offenders, the mentally disabled and likely innocent...

October 30, 2012

The State of Texas remains in a world of its own when it comes to carrying out the death penalty.

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