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A witness has told Amnesty that the flogging of Saudi Arabian activist Raif Badawi took place on 9 January in front of al-Jafali mosque, Jeddah.
A judge in Florida will rule today on case of Kris Maharaj, who is seeking to overturn his 28-year old conviction for capital murder.
An Anglican bishop is among those backing a call on all prospective MPs to pledge a time limit on the detention of migrants.
Prime Minister David Cameron is being urged to secure the release of Shaker Aamer, the last remaining British detainee at Guantanamo Bay.
The Pakistani government has suspended plans to execute a man who was convicted at the age of 14 after being tortured and wrongly tried in an anti-terrorism court.
An Egyptian court’s call for a retrial of three jailed Al Jazeera journalists leaves them still unjustly incarcerated, Amnesty says.
Questions have been raised over the UK Government's awareness of the number and identity of British citizens on death row in Pakistan as executions recommence.
Over 230 prison officers are being asked to work in other prisons in the run-up to Christmas as governors in England and Wales face a major staffing crisis.
Many prisoners likely to be executed in Pakistan as executions resume were convicted of crimes that bear no relation to a terrorism threat, says legal charity Reprieve.
UK taxpayers’ money has enabled around 2,917 executions in Iran and more than 112 pending death sentences in Pakistan, says a report from legal charity Reprieve.