Good News! Just one day before he was scheduled to become the 100th execution in Virginia, Governor Timothy M. Kaine commuted the sentence of Percy Walton, a man with a history of serious mental illness, to life in prison. Thank you to all who took action on his behalf.
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Belarus: Halt Execution of Siarhei Khmialeuski (UA 122/16)
Siarhei Khmialeuski, who was sentenced to death in Belarus in February, is at imminent risk of execution.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Ashinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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