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Podcast » Secret Executions in America

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Do you know that only five countries in the world conduct their executions in secret?

Surprisingly, America makes the list along with the regimes of Iran, Iraq, China and Saudi Arabia.

With all Ohio’s botched executions by lethal injection, the state is trying to rush through legislation to keep its executions a secret, too. Find out more about Ohio House Bill 663 by listening to The Civil Liberties Minute: Secret Executions in America, courtesy of the ACLU of Massachusetts.