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The Islamabad High Court has said it will hear the first significant legal challenge to the execution of a Pakistani who was convicted as a juvenile.
Pakistani government investigators have confiscated and tampered with evidence in the case of Shafqat Hussain, whose stay of execution is due to expire, says the legal charity Reprieve.
The international community must urgently change its approach to Gaza and deliver on promises of reconstruction, 46 agencies said today in a new report.
The UN has called on Pakistan to permanently halt the planned execution of Shafqat Hussain and to investigate all cases of children on the country's death row.
The mass execution of 12 people in Pakistan highlights the consequences of the government’s decision to resume executions, says Amnesty International.
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.
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.
The final report of Brazil’s National Truth Commission has been hailed as an historic step towards justice for victims of the county's military dictatorship.
A mass trial for almost 500 people is about to resume in Egypt which may see death sentences handed down to the defendants, including an Irish teenager arrested last year.
Amnesty International has called on Burkina Faso to rein in the security forces that have used excessive force to crack down on peaceful anti-government protests.