March 9, 2011
On March 9, 2011, Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation abolishing the death penalty in Illinois. Illinois becomes the 16th...
February 24, 2011
Bahrain: Amnesty International Calls for Probe of Torture Allegations as 23 Opposition Activists are Released in Bahrain
January 27, 2011
Amnesty International calls on the United Kingdom government to raise concerns about reports of torture, extrajudicial...
January 11, 2011
United States: Illinois passes SB 3539, which, if signed into law, will officially abolish the death penalty