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The Lahore High Court has ruled that a disabled death-row inmate can be hanged, in a judgment suggesting Pakistan’s international obligations “should be kept aside.”
A Pakistani court will decide today (8 September) whether the government should be allowed to execute a severely mentally ill man.
The guilty verdicts handed down to three Al Jazeera journalists are an affront to justice which sounds the death knell for freedom of expression in Egypt, says Amnesty.
A court hearing in Pakistan tomorrow (31 August) could decide whether the government should be allowed to execute a severely disabled man.
The US authorities must ensure that the re-opened investigation into the alleged killing of some 18 Afghan civilians by a US Special Forces Unit is rigorous and thorough, says Amnesty
Nominees for the Liberty Human Rights Awards announced this week include ground-breaking activists, fearless young campaigners, lawyers and artists.
A new report says Saudi Arabia is carrying out executions at an average rate of one every two days, with at least 102 people executed in the first six months of this year.
The UK government has refused to support a British student’s request to be released from a UAE prison, despite his having been tortured into a false confession, says Reprieve.
A Government-appointed medical board in Pakistan has confirmed that a prisoner facing execution in the coming weeks has no use of his lower limbs and is “bed bound.”
High profile figures have called for an urgent inquiry into the UK’s role in anti-narcotics operations that could help fund executions in countries such as Pakistan.