October 18, 2013
Okunishi Masaru, who has spent more than 40 years facing execution and is one of the oldest death row prisoners in the world, has had his seventh request for a retrial turned down.
October 16, 2013
Iranian authorities say prisoner will be hanged for a second time once his condition improves.
October 10, 2013
The Iraqi authorities must immediately halt all executions, Amnesty International said after 42 people were executed in the last two days.
October 9, 2013
Politicians need to stop presenting the death penalty as a quick-fix to reduce high crime rates and instead address problems in the criminal justice system.