Death penalty (827)
Feb 13 2019 5:05pm
Egypt: 'Alarming escalation' in executions as six people killed in just two weeks
Egyptian authorities today hanged three prisoners convicted of killing...
Feb 7 2019 11:53am
Urgent Action: Canadian sentenced to death in a one-day retrial
Robert Schellenberg, a Canadian national, was sentenced to death after...
Dec 21 2018 3:28pm
Urgent Action update: Chinese veteran activist executed
Xu Youchen, 58, was executed on 15 November 2018 after the China Supre...
Dec 18 2018 4:10pm
Urgent Action: Risk of imminent execution for Hong Kong citizen
The death sentence of Hong Kong citizen Wu Zongxi is currently under r...
Dec 18 2018 12:45pm
Urgent Action update: Two prisoners at risk of imminent execution
There is grave concern that the only two known prisoners on death row ...
Dec 18 2018 11:51am
Urgent Action update: Two more prisoners executed in Belarus
Belarusian prisoners, Ihar Hershankou and Siamion Berazhnoy have been ...
Dec 14 2018 3:10pm
Urgent Action update: Court to review death sentences of two men
The Supreme Military Court of Appeals formally agreed to reconsider th...
Dec 7 2018 12:12pm
South Sudan: children executed in 'disturbing' escalation of death penalty - new report
More executions in 2018 than any year since independence 342 people...
Dec 4 2018 11:31am
Urgent Action: Saudi activists face the death penalty
Saudi activist Israa al-Ghomgham and four other individuals on trial a...
Nov 22 2018 12:11pm
Urgent Action good news: President pardons two men sentenced to death
James Gatdet and William Endley received a presidential pardon on 31 O...