June 25, 2013
A death row prisoner in Nigeria is due to be executed by firing squad later this week after prison authorities dragged him to the gallows where they hanged four other men on Monday night.
June 24, 2013
A court in Nigeria allowed the execution by hanging of three men to proceed and the Governor of Edo state signed the execution warrants of two others.
June 14, 2013
Two politicians in Libya are due to appear in court, and face the death penalty, after publishing a cartoon on women’s rights deemed to be offensive to Islam.
June 4, 2013
Frank Jannuzi, deputy executive director for Amnesty International USA, issued the following statement urging Florida Governor Rick Scott to veto the "Timely Justice Act of 2013" (TJA).