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March 24, 2014

Today's mass death sentences handed down by an Egyptian court are a grotesque example of the shortcomings and the selective nature of Egypt's justice system.

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March 24, 2014
Today’s mass death sentences handed down by an Egyptian court are a grotesque example of the shortcomings and the selective nature of Egypt's justice system, Amnesty International said. 
News
March 21, 2014
Does the death penalty deter violent crime and prevent terrorist attacks? is capital punishment used only against people proven guilty of serious crimes? Find out some of the myths debunked. 
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March 13, 2014
Malaysia’s authorities must immediately halt the execution of a Nigerian national suffering from mental health problems, convicted of a murder committed around 18 years ago. 

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