April 24, 2013
The Chinese authorities must release the sister-in-law of a prominent human rights activist and end the ongoing harassment of his relatives living in Shandong Province.
April 15, 2013
Teng Biao: “In China, courts are told what decision to make in important cases, including on the death penalty.”
Chinese lawyer Teng Biao talks about the death penalty in the Asian giant -- the country that in 2012 executed more people than the rest of the world put together.
April 8, 2013
Annual Death Penalty Report Finds Setbacks for a Handful of Countries but Progress Toward Abolition Across the Globe
In its annual report today on executions and death sentences worldwide, Amnesty International found a handful of countries renewing executions after abandoning them for years – notably India, Japan, a...
March 7, 2013
Arms supplied by the world’s major powers are among those contributing to the loss of hundreds of thousands of lives and blighting the livelihoods of millions of people every year.