In Barbados, if you are convicted of treason or murder, the only punishment you can receive by law is the death penalty.
On 20 December the Ugandan Parliament passed an Anti-Homosexuality Bill which entrenches hatred and discrimination against those who are, or who are believed to be, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgen
The death penalty is still presented as a crime control measure in the Caribbean despite the lack of convincing evidence of its deterrent effect.
Migrant workers' accomodation in Qatar © Shaival Dalal
Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega is serving an 18-year prison sentence for “terrorism”.