On August 7th Amnesty International held ceasefire vigils around the world to show solidarity with victims and survivors on both sides of the conflict between Israel and Hizbullah. Over 50 vigils were held in the U.S. alone! See the photos »
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USA: Stop the Execution of Bernardo Aban Tercero (UA 176/15)
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has called for a stay of execution in the case of Nicaraguan national Bernardo Abán Tercero, who is due to be put to death in Texas on 26 August. It has concluded that his consular and fair trial rights were violated.
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