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April 20, 2012
Levon Helm, an influential US musician and longtime supporter of Amnesty International, has passed away in Woodstock, New York.
Press Release
April 20, 2012

Amnesty International USA today condemned as “disturbing and shameful” the effort underway in the U.S. Senate to strip protections for Native American and Alaska Native women from legislation to he...

Press Release
April 20, 2012
The decision to order a retrial in the case of a Chinese businesswoman facing execution highlights the urgent need for the authorities to halt death sentences for non-violent crimes as a first step to...
Victory
April 19, 2012

Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed into law the repeal of Connecticut's death penalty, making his state the 17th, and the 5th in the last 5 years, to do away with capital punishment.

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