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August 2, 2016

A teenager was executed in Iran after being convicted of the rape of another boy, the first confirmed execution of a juvenile in the country this year.

Victory
August 2, 2016

Ehsan Shah Ghasemi, a 25-year-old Iranian man who had been on death row since October 2014, was released from prison on 13 March after he was pardoned by the victim’s family in September 2015. He h...

Press Release
July 27, 2016

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s decision to make Gen. Wiranto Indonesia’s most powerful security official a mere day after Indonesia ordered the execution of 14 death row prisoners shows contempt...

Press Release
July 18, 2016

Human rights in Turkey are in peril following a bloody coup attempt on July 15, which resulted in the deaths of at least 208 people and almost 8,000 arrests, Amnesty International said today. Sever...

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