On Human Rights Day-- Monday, December 10th-- the New Jersey Senate passed a bill to abolish the death penalty. The New Jersey Assembly passed it on December 13th, and Governor Jon Corzine signed it on Monday, December 17th, 2007 making New Jersey the first state in over 40 years to legislatively abolish the death penalty!
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Pakistan: Accept Mercy Petition of Khizar Hayat (UA 164/15)
Khizar Hayat’s execution warrant was suspended on 25 July but he remains at imminent risk of execution. He was diagnosed with a mental disability in 2008 and has been on medication since then. International law clearly states that the death penalty should not be used against those with mental and intellectual disabilities.
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