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n a rare public comment on the death penalty since he took office in June 2013, President Hassan Rouhani claimed Iran has hanged hundreds of drug offenders to prevent drug trafficking into Europe.
Pakistan has hanged 299 people since resuming executions in December last year, and could pass the 300 mark any day, according to research by international human rights organisation Reprieve and Justice Project Pakistan.
The Supreme Court will on Monday (9 November) consider whether several victims of UK rendition and torture can have their civil cases against the British government heard in court.
UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) is supporting a trade fair hosted by the Dubai police this week, despite widespread use of police torture in the United Arab Emirates.
A British father of three who has been held for 16 months in incommunicado detention in Ethiopia has suggested he may die in prison.
Indigenous peoples in Paraguay are in a state of emergency according to the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur.
The Government is facing renewed questions over its agreements with Saudi Arabia, after cancellation of a Ministry of Justice bid for a prisons contract in in the country.
The Commission on Freedom of Information is considering introducing charges for anyone making FOI requests, according to an anonymous briefing provided to journalists.
The European Parliament has called on the EU to ensure that it is not using taxpayers’ money to fund the execution of alleged drug offenders overseas.
A second juvenile faces beheading in Saudi Arabia after a court upheld his conviction for a role in protests, days after the case of juvenile Ali al-Nimr sparked a global outcry.
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Church House Conference Centre hosted an event with a military think tank on Ash Wednesday.
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