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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More Action Needed! - Stop Execution of Man With Mental Disability (Pakistan: UA 222/16)
Imdad Ali, a death row prisoner with a mental disability, is at imminent risk of execution. Pakistan’s Supreme Court rejected on 20 October his latest appeal to halt the execution on the ground that he has paranoid schizophrenia. As a result another execution warrant might be issued imminently.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Ashinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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