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USA: Another ‘botched’ execution, abolition the only solution

Headline Title:  USA: Another ‘botched’ execution, abolition the only solution 24 July 2014 The prolonged execution of a prisoner in Arizona yesterday represents another wake-up call for authorities in the USA to abolish the death penalty, said Amnesty International.“How many more times do officials need to be reminded of the myth of the ‘humane execution’ before they give up on their experiment with judicial killing?” asked Rob Freer, Amnesty International Researcher on the USA.At least three executions have not gone according to plan in the USA this year alone.Amnesty International…

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