Death Penalty Action
Frank Walls, a 46-year-old man who has been on death row in Florida for 25 years and has exhausted his ordinary appeals to the courts, is seeking commutation of his death sentence. If clemency is rejected, the governor will sign an execution warrant.
The Hamas authorities are threatening to carry out several executions after the end of the festival of Eid al-Fitr.
A judge igranted Warren Hill a temporary stay of execution about three hours before he was to be executed.
His lawyers are asking the US Supreme Court to step in, as the execution of people with mental retardation violates the US Constitution.
Death row prisoner Thankgod Ebhos may be executed by firing squad within days.
The Minister of Public Security said 117 death row prisoners will be executed immediately after a new law comes into force.
Osama Jamal ‘Abdallah Mahdi is at high risk of being executed.
Four of Abdullah's six co-defendants were executed this week. Abdullah is next. We have only hours to save his life.
This is in protest at the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold their death sentences.
‘Abd al Rahim Hussayn Muhammed al-Nashiri faces the death penalty from a military commision.