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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...
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.
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.
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.