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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.
Tribal people and small farmers in the Philippine province of Palawan have called for a halt to the expansion of oil palm plantations which destroy the forests they rely on to survive.
A report from a commission chaired by the former Director of GCHQ has called on the British Government for “safeguards” to ensure compliance with international law.
Arms companies providing key components for US drones carrying out secret strikes in violation of international law bought access to last week's NATO summit, says Reprieve.