The homeless man originally from Ukraine has been sentenced to death for killing a fellow prisoner in Mahiliou, eastern Belarus.
The US state of Maryland has joined the overwhelming global trend towards ending the death penalty.
Pakistani authorities urged to protect Indian prisoners from violence after death row inmate dies following an attack in a Lahore jail.
1) The Agenda 2) Up front: The pure power of testimony: 3) 'There are no human rights in Sri Lanka' 4) The painful truth [torture] 5) Five ways to repress ...
Newsletter NWS 21/003/2013
A Yemeni man who had been granted a stay of execution in February could now be executed as early as 5 May. His birth certificate shows that he was ...
Urgent Action MDE 31/011/2013
In this submission, Amnesty International notes that Saudi Arabia appears to have implemented none of the central recommendations made in its previous ...
Report MDE 23/018/2013
A Moscow court has fined a Russian NGO almost 10000 USD. It is the first organization to be fined under a repressive new law which requires ...
Urgent Action EUR 46/014/2013
Amnesty International, the European Roma Rights Centre and the Open Society Justice Initiative submit this briefing for consideration by the European ...
Report EUR 71/005/2013
Nine people are at risk of execution in Indonesia, as the state has resumed executions. According to the Attorney General's Office, the execution of Adami ...
Urgent Action ASA 21/010/2013
The execution of two death row inmates in Japan shows a "chilling" escalation of death penalty use under the new Liberal Democratic government.