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Lau Fat-wai, who was sentenced to death, is currently having his case reviewed by the Supreme People's Court. If the death sentence is upheld, he could be executed within a week of the decision....
Sombath Somphone was taken away in a truck by unknown persons after being stopped by police in the Lao capital, Vientiane on 15 December 2012. Nobody has seen or heard from him since.
In late December, reports appeared that Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani could be executed by hanging instead of stoning. This recent press coverage indicates that could be executed at any time.
Members of the National Movement of Victims of State Crimes (MOVICE) and other human rights organizations in Northern Colombia have received emailed death threats signed by paramilitaries.