October 5, 2011
A year after he was awarded the Nobel peace prize, activist Liu Xiabo continues to be held incommunicado, while his wife is under house arrest.
September 21, 2011
Death row prisoner Troy Davis has been executed in the state of Georgia despite serious doubts surrounding his conviction
September 16, 2011
Syed Zahid Hussain Shah, a 36-year-old Pakistani businessman, is due to be executed by lethal injection on September 21, 2011.