Reach tens of thousands of people instantly by advertising with Ekklesia. Find out more
Amnesty International has reported "harrowing" eyewitness testimony to the Taliban capture of the northern Afghan city of Kunduz this week
The family of a paraplegic death row prisoner in Pakistan have begged the authorities to cancel plans to execute him on 22 September.
The Lahore High Court has ruled that a disabled death-row inmate can be hanged, in a judgment suggesting Pakistan’s international obligations “should be kept aside.”
A Pakistani court will decide today (8 September) whether the government should be allowed to execute a severely mentally ill man.
The UK government tried to suppress evidence of human rights abuses in Ethiopia to appease the government there, according to a new investigation by Survival International.
A new report says Saudi Arabia is carrying out executions at an average rate of one every two days, with at least 102 people executed in the first six months of this year.
Amnesty International has called for Pakistan to impose a moratorium on the death penalty after the execution of a man who was a juvenile at the time of his crime.
Months of politically motivated violence in South Sudan has left thousands dead and caused a “man-made… catastrophe”, says the UN Security Council.
Egypt’s President, General Abdel-Fattah al Sisi, has said he wants to change the law to allow for quicker executions in the country.
Amnesty Interntional has welcomed today's publication of the findings of the United Nations Independent Commission of Inquiry’s report into last year’s 50-day conflict in Gaza.