August 22, 2014
The rare acquittal of a death row prisoner in China, who had languished in prison through six years’ of appeals, is another reminder of the need to immediately end all executions and abolish the death...
August 18, 2014
Executions bring the number of state killings in Saudi Arabia in the past two weeks to 17 - a rate of more than one execution per day.
August 11, 2014
As news breaks that three judges have recused themselves from a mass court case in Egypt, Amnesty International remains concerned that show trials followed by mass death sentences are becoming a grim...
July 24, 2014
In the aftermath of the drawn-out Arizona execution last night of Joseph R. Wood III, in which he was reported to have potentially suffered, Amnesty International USA executive director Steven W. H...