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Egypt’s President, General Abdel-Fattah al Sisi, has said he wants to change the law to allow for quicker executions in the country.
Ethiopia’s detention of a British man in a secret location for the past year is ‘undermining’ the UK’s ‘much valued’ relationship with that country, the Foreign Secretary has said.
The Guardian and the New York Times have revealed the existence of documents showing the contribution made by UK intelligence agency GCHQ to US drone strikes in Yemen.
In a speech at the Legatum Institute in London today, UK Justice Secretary Michael Gove said the justice system fails the poorest and that he planned to “review” cuts to legal aid.
The Islamabad High Court is to hear a demand that the Pakistani government intervene urgently in the case of a man detained without trial in Guantanamo Bay for over a decade.
A divisional bench of the Lahore High Court has stayed an execution that was scheduled to take place yesterday because of the condemned man's severe mental illness.
Pakistan is to execute a former police officer diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, despite the execution of mentally ill people being illegal under domestic and international law.
Just hours after innocent juvenile Aftab Bahadur was hanged, Pakistan’s Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal for Shafqat Hussain, says the legal charity Reprieve.
Aftab Bahadur was executed yesterday in Lahore, after the Pakistani authorities refused to allow his lawyers to secure key evidence of his innocence.
Religious leaders from the UK, US and Pakistan have called on the Pakistani authorities to halt the execution of a man convicted as a child, who witnesses have now testified is innocent.