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Death Penalty

Death Penalty
October 20, 2017

Egypt frees Irish student after four-year ordeal

The Egyptian authorities have released an Irish citizen who was arrested at a protest at…
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Death Penalty
October 6, 2017

Executioners Wanted: 5 alarming facts about executions in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has been one of the five top executing countries in the world for…
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Death Penalty
October 6, 2017

This case could change the death penalty system in Pakistan for good

Pakistan has the world’s largest death row. It is a place where human rights are too…
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Death Penalty
September 13, 2017

US urged to sanction officials who abuse protesters

Rights groups have urged the US to use a new type of sanction against foreign…
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Death Penalty
August 23, 2017

US suspends Egypt aid over human rights fears – comment

Maya Foa comments on the news that the US State Department has suspended some assistance…
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Death Penalty
August 10, 2017

Halt execution plans, rights groups urge Maldives President

Leading Maldivian and international human rights organizations are calling on the President of the Maldives…
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Death Penalty
August 8, 2017

Jailed Brit, 78, could go free if US released key evidence

The US Government is refusing to disclose evidence that could help free an elderly British…
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Death Penalty
August 4, 2017

Saudi government defends imminent protest-related executions

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Justice has released a rare response to criticism over the imminent execution of…
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