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The United States Tortures Before It Kills: An Examination of the Death Row Experience from a Human Rights Perspective

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Prepared for the 9th Annual World Day Against the Death Penalty, this position paper explores the link between the death row experience and torture.

 

 

To read an op-ed by Rachel and Robert Meeropol prepared in October 2010 for the 8th World Day Against the Death Penalty, "The Death Penalty is a Human Rights Abuse," click here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/vincent-warren/the-death-penalty-is-a-hu_b_757004.html.

To read an opinion piece by Rachel Meeropol for the 9th World Day Against the Death Penalty on October 10, 2011, "Death Row: America's Torture Chamber," click here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2011/oct/10/death-row-torture-chamber.