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April 11, 2012

Amnesty International welcomes the Florida State Attorney’s decision to press charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, saying a criminal investigation is the only way to guarantee that just...

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April 10, 2012

On Tuesday, April 17, on the steps of the Louisiana State Capitol, Amnesty International will deliver more than 65,000 petition signatures from people worldwide, calling on Governor Bobby Jindal t...

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April 5, 2012
Connecticut’s State Senate has voted to abolish the death penalty, joining a worldwide trend away from capital punishment.
Press Release
April 5, 2012

Amnesty International USA today applauded the Connecticut State Senate for passing Senate Bill 280, which repeals the death penalty in Connecticut.

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