Torture is a Crime

The release of a Senate’s report summary on CIA torture once again makes crystal clear that the US government used torture. Demand accountability!

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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.

June 24, 2013

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...

June 19, 2013

A 25-year-old man was sentenced to death in eastern Belarus on 14 June for the murder of a student on 20 September 2012.

June 13, 2013

A prisoner, Rygor Yuzepchuk, was sentenced to death on 24 April for the murder of a cellmate in eastern Belarus. He could be executed within months.