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November 21, 2012

A vote to establish a moratorium on the death penalty at the U.N. General Assembly’s human rights committee has given a further boost to the global goal of ending the use of capital punishment.

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November 12, 2012

Suzanne Nossel, Amnesty International USA executive director, commented today in response to the United States’ election to the United Nations Human Rights Council.

News
November 12, 2012
More than 3,000 prisoners in the US state of California endure inhuman conditions in solitary confinement - sometimes for decades on end.

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