Gilan Mohammadi(f) and Gholamali Eskandari(m) were released from prison in the central Iranian city of Esfahan on 4 October following their acquittal in a retrial after their convictions for â€œadultery while being marriedâ€? were quashed by the Head of the Judiciary.
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Urgent Action: Execution Date Set For Malaysian Brothers (Malaysia: UA 53/17)
Suthar Batumalai and B. Rames Batumalai are scheduled to be executed on Friday, 24 February 2017. The brothers were convicted of murder in 2010 on the basis of circumstantial evidence and sentenced to the mandatory death penalty.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Anishinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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