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.

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February 13, 2013

Bakri Moussa Mohammed, a Darfur activist, is at imminent risk of execution in Khartoum. His 10 year prison sentence was revised to a death sentence.

December 12, 2012

Li Xin is facing imminent execution in Yunnan for drug trafficking. The Supreme People's Court in Beijing is reviewing the case. He could be executed once the review is complete.

October 15, 2012

Forty-year-old Bobby Hines is due to be executed in Texas on 24 October for a murder committed when he was 19. His jury heard no expert evidence on the impacts of his severely abusive childhood....

September 10, 2012

Amnesty International fear Iranian businessman Mazyar Ebrahimi and 11 others could face the death penalty for “confessing” to the killing of five Iranian nuclear scientists and academics since 2010...