February 21, 2014

Free Yevgeniy Vitishko!

The prominent environmental activist has been sent to a penal colony to serve out a three year sentence for allegedly damaging a fence during a protest.

Take Action Now

December 2, 2013

Frank Walls, a 46-year-old man who has been on death row in Florida for 25 years and has exhausted his ordinary appeals to the courts, is seeking commutation of his death sentence. If clemency is r...

August 21, 2013

Marshall Gore, aged 50, is due to be executed in Florida on 1 October for a murder committed in 1988. His mental “competence” for execution is in question.

August 6, 2013

John Ferguson, a 65-year-old man with a decades-long history of serious mental illness, was executed in Florida on August 5. He had been on death row for 35 years.

June 24, 2013

Some 117 death row prisoners in Viet Nam face imminent execution when a change in the law comes into effect on 27 June. There are more than 530 prisoners under sentence of death.