On Wednesday, March 18, New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson signed into law a bill to abolish the death penalty! New Mexico now becomes the 15th state to outlaw capital punishment, and the 2nd in only two years. Congratulations to the New Mexico Coalition to Repeal the Death Penalty, and to all who have been working so hard there!
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Bahrain: Two Bangladeshi Men Sentenced to Death (UA 68/15)
Two Bangladeshi men have been sentenced to death in Bahrain for murder. They have the right to appeal the sentence.