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November 21, 2012

A vote to establish a moratorium on the death penalty at the U.N. General Assembly’s human rights committee has given a further boost to the global goal of ending the use of capital punishment.

November 21, 2012
The execution of Ajmal Kasab for his involvement in the 2008 Mumbai attacks undoes much of the progress India has made over the death penalty.
November 20, 2012

Amnesty International's newest report exposes a markedly deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain, where authorities have reneged on promises to enact far-reaching human rights reforms.

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