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Nov 16 2011 11:00AM
Idaho will restart executions after 17 years. Help us stop them.

Update – 18 November We’re extremely sad to hear that today Idaho authorities chose to restart executions in the state, by executing Paul Rhoades with a lethal injection. Thank you to all of you who took action and shared this post. It...

Sep 22 2011 12:00PM
Troy Davis: the fight goes on

20 years after being put on death row in Georgia, USA, Troy Anthony Davis was strapped to a gurney and injected with a lethal pentobarbital cocktail in the early hours of this morning – needlessly, outrageously, and absolutely...

Sep 19 2011 12:00PM
Troy: the waiting game

Today the five members of the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles are meeting to decide whether Troy Davis’ execution, scheduled for 7pm on Wednesday, will go ahead as planned. We are expecting the Board to announce their...

Sep 12 2011 12:00PM
Don’t let Georgia execute Troy Davis

Troy Davis has spent over 20 years on death row in Georgia, USA, for a murder he has always stated he did not commit. His case is riven with doubt. No physical evidence links Troy to the crime. 7 of the 9 witnesses have changed or...

Mar 30 2011 12:00PM
The fight for Troy goes on

Our campaign for Troy Davis suffered a major setback this week with the news that the US Supreme Court has rejected his appeal . At the realisation that Troy – who has been on death row for over 19 years and has already had an...

Mar 28 2011 12:00PM
The slow death of the death penalty

As we publish our latest death penalty report , looking at executions and sentences around the world during 2010, it is clear that countries using the death penalty are now increasingly isolated. Read on to find out how you can help...