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August 20, 2013

A temporary halt to planned executions was ordered by the Pakistan Prime Minister on 18 August until he has spoken to the president, Asif Ali Zardari.

August 16, 2013

Thousands are at risk of execution in Pakistan as the new government is set to resume executions for the first time in five years.

August 7, 2013

Hamas authorities are threatening several executions, possibly including a man under 18 at the time of one of his alleged crimes, who was allegedly tortured during interrogation.

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.