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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.
Amnesty International has condemned Saudi Arabia’s “alarming surge” in executions as the country carried out its 90th execution of the year.
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 group of prominent rights organisations have written to Pakistan's interior minister expressing concern over the case of Shafqat Hussain, sentenced to death as a juvenile.
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.
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