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In what would be the 500th execution in Texas since 1977, Kimberly McCarthy is due to be put to death. Her lawyer is seeking a stay of execution, raising claims of racial discrimination in jury sel...
Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja was sentenced to a further three months’ imprisonment on 22 May. She is a prisoner of conscience.
Osama Jamal ‘Abdallah Mahdi was sentenced to death in December 2011 after an unfair trial. His “confession”, allegedly obtained under torture, was admitted as evidence against him.
Opposition activist Ahmed Douma has been sentenced to six months in prison for “insulting the President". He is in prison, despite being granted bail pending his appeal.