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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.
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...
Suhaib Hassan Swaidan was arrested on May 23 while volunteering with an ambulance crew. His brother, Abdullah, was arrested on 9 May. Both have been held incommunicado since their arrests.
Relatives of prisoners have not been allowed to visit their loved ones for over a week. They are concerned for the safety of the inmates after reports of violence and killings.