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.
September 15, 2014
Pakistan should immediately scrap apparent plans to carry out the first civilian execution in almost six years and instead impose a moratorium on the use of the death penalty
September 10, 2014
Amnesty International USA executive director Steven W. Hawkins responded today to the executions of Earl Ringo, Jr in Missouri and Willie Trottie in Texas.
August 29, 2014
The execution of two men in Japan on Friday flies in the face of growing calls in the country to halt the use of capital punishment, said Amnesty International.