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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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June 26, 2013
A major fire that forced Shell to close its Trans Niger Pipeline in southern Nigeria raises serious questions about the way the oil giant is operating, Amnesty International and the Nigerian National...
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June 25, 2013
A death row prisoner in Nigeria is due to be executed by firing squad later this week after prison authorities dragged him to the gallows where they hanged four other men on Monday night.
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June 25, 2013
An Amnesty International research mission in Mauritania found that police are using torture to coerce men, women and children to confess to crimes while in custody.

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