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March 31, 2015

An alarming number of countries used the death penalty to tackle real or perceived threats to state security linked to terrorism, crime or internal instability in 2014, Amnesty International found...

News
March 18, 2015

The Pakistan government has resumed executions for all cases and thousands of death row prisoners are at risk of execution. One of them, Shafqat Hussain, was under 18 when sentenced to death and is...

News
March 17, 2015

The mass execution of 12 people in Pakistan today highlights the horrific consequences of the government’s decision to resume executions for all death row prisoners, Amnesty International said.

News
March 6, 2015

We rarely hear a first-hand account of those languishing on death row in Iran. But a letter has just emerged from Hamed Ahmadi, a man executed on Wednesday 4 March after a grossly unfair trial. It...

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