Death Penalty Focus Blog
Featuring opinion and analysis from DPF staff, board members, and guest writers, and others with first-hand experience of the death penalty system.
- The Focus is our monthly newsletter featuring US and international news stories and interviews from our Voices feature.
- Updates are written by the Death Penalty Focus staff–events, breaking news, and photos
- Guest posts are written by our friends in the movement
- Voices is our interview series from The Focus, featuring people who have first-hand experience with the death penalty system
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As more nations abandon capital punishment, Amnesty International’s 2016 report sheds light on the world’s remaining executioners and situates the US’s falling use in a global context.
Beginning the day after Easter, and continuing over the next 11 days, the state plans to kill seven men, four of whom are black, three white.
The reaction has ranged from shock and horror to concern for the men and women who will be carrying out this mass execution.