October 15, 2014
A death sentence passed today against a dissident Shi’a Muslim cleric in Saudi Arabia for “disobeying the ruler”, “inciting sectarian strife” and “encouraging, leading and participating in demonstrati...
October 9, 2014
Countries around the world continue to sentence to death or to execute people with mental and intellectual disabilities, in clear violation of international standards.
October 8, 2014
The execution of five men in Afghanistan who had been convicted over a gang rape following a series of flawed trials is an affront to justice.
September 29, 2014
Iranian authorities have today confirmed that a woman convicted of killing a man whom she said tried to sexually abuse her will be hanged tomorrow morning at a prison west of Tehran, Amnesty Intern...