August 6, 2014

No Excuse for Sexual Violence

In Algeria and Tunisia, the law allows a rapist to walk free if he marries his young victim. Help repeal these harmful laws!

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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 5, 2013

Fifty-eight-year-old William Van Poyck, sentenced to death in 1988 for the murder of a prison guard, is due to be executed in Florida on 12 June. Claims persist that he received inadequate legal re...

June 4, 2013

The Governor of Florida has until mid-June to decide whether to sign or veto a bill which, at least in part, aims to speed up the pace of executions.