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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.
The Pakistani government has issued a so-called 'Black Warrant' for the execution of a man who was a juvenile when he was arrested and tortured into a 'confession'.
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.
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond is refusing to request the release of a British citizen who was kidnapped and rendered to Ethiopia over nine months ago, it has emerged.
Public support for the death penalty in Britain has dropped to less than half the UK population for the first time, according to a new survey.
UN support for Saudi counter-narcotics policing has been questioned in the light of figures showing around half of the country’s 48 executions this year have been for drugs offences.
Over 500 prisoners could be in line for execution in Pakistan within days, after the government lifted its moratorium on the death penalty, new research reveals.
The government refuses to reveal which UK businesses accompanied it on a recent trade visit to Egypt, as concerns grow for an Irish teenager facing execution in Cairo.
The Government has been urged to end UK support for Pakistani drug operations that lead to death sentences.
The IRT is looking at whether the government should be allowed to keep secret evidence that may show its contribution to executions in Pakistan.