Death Penalty Action
A 21-year-old man, Siarhei Ivanou has been sentenced to death in Belarus, the last country in Europe and Central Asia still applying the death penalty.
At least 10 people are at risk of imminent execution in Indonesia.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister has lifted the moratorium on executions in the wake of the horrific attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar on 16 December. Six men have already been executed, and more could be carried out at any time.
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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.