April 9, 2013
At least 682 executions were known to have been carried out worldwide, two more than in 2011. However, the 682 figure does not include the thousands of people who were believed to have been executed i...
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...
April 2, 2013
Three executions in Kuwait on 1 April were the first since 2007, and are a deplorable setback for human rights.
March 19, 2013
In advance of its Use Your Power conference, Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) will host a media roundtable with some of the world’s leading human rights defenders to discuss the status of human ri...