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August 9, 2016

Detained Student Activist Released!

Phyoe Phyoe Aung was detained in Myanmar after helping to organize largely peaceful student protests. After 394,000 actions on h

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March 10, 2011
Illinois will become the 16th state in the USA to ban capital punishment when the law signed by Governor Quinn comes into effect on 1 July.
March 10, 2011
On 9 March, Governor Pat Quinn of Illinois signed the bill passed by the state legislature in January to abolish the death...
March 9, 2011
On March 9, 2011, Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation abolishing the death penalty in Illinois. Illinois becomes the 16th...
February 6, 2011
The trip was canceled after Amnesty International and other groups prepared a dossier on his administration’s use of torture.