This animation was created for the Amnesty International Death Penalty Statistics 2013 report. It not only details the death sentences and executions in 2012, but also explains how these numbers compare to the past and present. Let's use these numbers as motivation, and keep fighting to end the death penalty!
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Iran: Release Mohammad Ali Taheri (UA 212/14)
Mohammad Ali Taheri, who has spent four years in solitary confinement in Tehran’s Evin Prison for “insulting Islamic sanctities” through his spiritual beliefs and teachings, is now on trial for an additional charge of “spreading corruption on earth”, for which he may be sentenced to death.