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April 20, 2012
Levon Helm, an influential US musician and longtime supporter of Amnesty International, has passed away in Woodstock, New York.
Press Release
April 20, 2012

Amnesty International USA today condemned as “disturbing and shameful” the effort underway in the U.S. Senate to strip protections for Native American and Alaska Native women from legislation to he...

Victory
April 19, 2012

Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed into law the repeal of Connecticut's death penalty, making his state the 17th, and the 5th in the last 5 years, to do away with capital punishment.

Amnesty in the News
April 17, 2012
Washington Times

Death penalty opponents said Thursday that this week’s votes putting Connecticut on track to become the 17th state to abandon capital punishment shows that the long campaign against the death penal...

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