Death Penalty Action
Two American men Frank Walls and Michael Duane Zack have been sentenced to death despite having mental and intellectual disabilities.
Mohammad Asghar, was convicted of blasphemy and sentenced to death in 2014. He has a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia.
Reyhaneh Jabbari, aged 26, was convicted of killing a man whom she said tried to sexually abuse her.
On 8 June 2014, Ibrahim El Sheikh was arrested after a public event in AI Nuhud, West Kordofan.
Iranian writer and poet Arzhang Davoodi has been in prison for nearly 11 years already. Now he has been sentenced to death on a new charge of “enmity against God”, in relation to his peaceful political activism and writings.
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.