March 26, 2014
Osama Jamal ‘Abdallah Mahdi, a 32-year-old father of two, has now spent more than two years on death row in Iraq for a crime he says he didn’t commit. His uncle is now his only hope.
January 22, 2014
Reports have emerged today of 12 secret executions carried out by the Iraqi authorities, bringing the number of prisoners put to death since Sunday to 38.
November 8, 2013
A sharp increase in the use of the death penalty in Iraq has brought the number of known executions to the highest since the toppling of Saddam Hussein in 2003, with at least seven prisoners sent to t...
October 10, 2013
The Iraqi authorities must immediately halt all executions, Amnesty International said after 42 people were executed in the last two days.