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July 24, 2014
The prolonged execution of a prisoner in Arizona yesterday represents another wake-up call for authorities in the USA to abolish the death penalty, said Amnesty International.
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July 18, 2014

Amnesty International is urging Detroit authorities to listen to all solutions being proposed by impacted communities and their advocates in order to come to a solution that does not involve the ce...

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July 17, 2014

The US government’s callous and dehumanizing practice of holding prisoners in prolonged solitary confinement in the country’s only federal super-maximum security prison amounts to cruel, inhuman or...

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July 16, 2014

A federal judge, U.S. District Court Judge Cormac J. Carney, today struck down California's death penalty law, saying the practice was unconstitutional and that the delays facing death row inmates...

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