Death penalty (815)
Nov 14 2018 5:02pm
Iran: two people executed for gold and currency market manipulation
Vahid Mazloumin and Mohammad Esmail Ghasemi condemned to death after g...
Nov 13 2018 1:49pm
Iran: fears mount for hundreds of Ahwazi Arabs after reports 22 secretly executed
L-r: Mohammad Momeni Timas (reportedly executed), Zoudieh Afrawi a...
Nov 12 2018 4:47pm
Urgent Action: 80-year-old egyptian’s death sentence upheld
On 24 September 2018, the Court of Cassation upheld the death sentence...
Nov 7 2018 4:41pm
Saudi Arabia: 12 Shi'a face imminent execution after cases referred to King Salman
Responding to news that the cases of 12 condemned men from Saudi Arabi...
Oct 31 2018 9:57am
Pakistan: Asia Bibi death sentence overturned in 'important victory for religious tolerance'
Responding to the Pakistan Supreme Court’s decision to acquit Asia Bib...
Oct 15 2018 12:14pm
Urgent Action: Tennessee man at imminent risk of execution
Edmund Zagorski has been on death row in Tennessee for over 30 years a...
Oct 9 2018 11:59pm
World Day Against Death Penalty: powerful video shows horror for families
To coincide with World Day Against the Death Penalty today, Amnesty ha...
Oct 9 2018 1:53pm
Death penalty cruelty - a stain on governments
Prisoners under sentence of death around the world are often subjected...
Oct 2 2018 4:35pm
Iran: young Kurdish woman executed after unfair trial
Zeinab Sekaanvand hanged this morning despite being only 17 at time of...
Sep 25 2018 1:53pm
Why Sudanese teenager Noura Hussein’s case matters
“Well, we all married at her age what is the problem really?!”, “What ...