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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USA: New Death Penalty Charges Against Libyan Man (UA 155/14)
He has now been charged with offenses punishable by the death penalty. The charges relate to an attack on the US diplomatic mission in Benghazi in Libya in September 2012.
The participation of Afghan women in shaping their country’s future and engaging as equal partners will help improve and secure their political status, security, economic and social well-being, and uphold their human rights.