You Have Been Sentenced to…Paralysis?

A judge in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia is considering the possibility of paralysis as punishment in retribution for similar injuries a man allegedly caused during a fight. Saudi Arabia must not…

August 20, 2010


Saudi Arabia Set to Execute Soothsayer for Sorcery

‘Ali Hussain Sibat was sentenced to death by a court in Madina in November 2009 after secret court hearings where he had no legal representation or assistance. Amnesty International is…

April 1, 2010


World Leaders Unite Against the Death Penalty

By Laura Moye, Amnesty International USA Death Penalty Abolition Campaign Director Imagine President Obama competing with other nations for world leadership on human rights by putting forward a goal to…

March 1, 2010