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Innocence

Nov 18, 2021

Oklahoma Governor Grants Clemency to Julius Jones

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt has grant­ed clemen­cy to death-row pris­on­er Julius Jones (pic­tured). In an order announced four hours before his sched­uled exe­cu­tion on November 18, 2021, Stitt 

International

Nov 15, 2021

Death-Row Prisoners in Japan Sue Over Same-Day Notice of Executions

Two Japanese death-row pris­on­ers have filed a law­suit alleg­ing that the country’s long-crit­i­cized prac­tice of noti­fy­ing pris­on­ers of their exe­cu­tion the same day they are to be put to death is inhu­mane” and vio­lates the nation’s constitution.…

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