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October 2, 2013

Amnesty International USA issued comments today from Steven W. Hawkins, executive director, in response to news that the state of Louisiana has released Herman Wallace, among the Angola 3 prisoners...

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October 1, 2013

No ruling can erase the cruel, inhuman and degrading prison conditions he endured for more than 41 years - confined alone to a tiny cell for 23 hours a day.

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October 1, 2013
The decision to overturn the conviction of a terminally ill man held in solitary confinement for more than 41 years after a flawed trial is a positive step but long overdue after four decades of injus...
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September 26, 2013

With more than 100 countries having signed the groundbreaking Arms Trade Treaty, Amnesty International today urged all countries and especially China and Russia -- the two holdouts among the Perman...

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