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Leading rights groups have called on the President of Pakistan to grant clemency to Shafqat Hussain, who is due to be hanged tomorrow despite being convicted as a juvenile
Figures collated by human rights organisation Reprieve suggest that 150 people have been executed by the Pakistani authorities since December 2014.
A mass trial of 494 protestors in Egypt, including an Irish teen facing the death penalty, has been postponed for the eighth time in nearly two years.
The German Federal Prosecutor is reported to have begun investigating a US base in Germany that is used as a ‘hub’ for drone strikes.
A court in Germany is to take evidence from a Yemeni victim of the secret US drone programme following revelations that military bases in Germany play a key role in the strikes.
A cross-party delegation of MPs will next week hold talks in Washington DC to lobby for the return of Shaker Aamer, the last remaining Briton in Guantanamo Bay.
Human rights NGO Reprieve has welcomed the decision to drop proceedings against a military nurse who refused to carry out force-feedings at Guantanamo Bay.
A group of human rights organisations have urged President Obama to hold independent investigations into all drone strikes in which civilians have been killed.
Abu Dhabi’s highest court has commissioned a review of medical evidence in the case of an Indian migrant worker sentenced to death on the basis of a forced confession
A Pakistan court has stayed the execution of Shafqat Hussain, who was sentenced to death as a juvenile and was due to be executed today.