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Nigeria releases man who barely escaped the gallows after 19 years on death row

Headline Title:  Nigeria releases man who barely escaped the gallows after 19 years on death row 27 October 2014 The release of a man who spent 19 years on death row in Nigeria and was seconds away from execution last year painfully illustrates the inherent brutality and unfairness of the death penalty, said Amnesty International today.ThankGod Ebhos was released under an order issued by the governor of Kaduna State. He had been tried and sentenced to death by a military tribunal in Kaduna in May 1995, accused of an armed robbery that had taken place in 1988.Amnesty International raised…

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