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Death Penalty

Death PenaltyLethal Injection
July 11, 2018

Judge blocks Nevada execution – rules that state may not use sedative against manufacturer’s wishes

A Nevada judge has blocked tonight’s scheduled execution of Scott Dozier by ruling that the…
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Death PenaltyLethal Injection
July 10, 2018

Pharma corporation sues to block Nevada execution

The American pharmaceutical company Alvogen is suing the state of Nevada to prevent the use…
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Death Penalty
May 29, 2018

BREAKING: Andy Tsege released in Ethiopia

British citizen Andy Tsege has received a pardon from the Ethiopian Government and been released…
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Death Penalty
May 25, 2018

Mississippi Memories – photos from an execution in 1987

Clive Stafford Smith and Paul Hamann remember an execution 31 years on through photos taken…
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Death Penalty
May 20, 2018

Post Mortem – the execution of Edward Earl Johnson

31 years ago, on May 20, 1987, just before midnight, I was sitting in the…
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Death Penalty
April 4, 2018

Mass trials and the death penalty in Egypt

Mass trials have routinely led to death sentences, resulting in a dramatic expansion of Egypt’s…
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Death Penalty
April 4, 2018

Article 122 – the loophole that allows death sentences for children

The arbitrary arrests, unfair trials, and illegal death sentences inflicted by the Egyptian government on…
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Death Penalty
April 4, 2018

Egypt’s crackdown on dissent – and the two laws underpinning it

The Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi launched his crackdown on human rights immediately after the…
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Death PenaltyTorture
March 21, 2018

I was arrested in Cairo when I was 17 and faced the death penalty

I was arrested in Cairo when I was 17. I turned 18 in an Egyptian prison.…
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Death Penalty
March 7, 2018

Is Saudi Arabia really reforming?

Our analysis reveals that executions in Saudi Arabia have doubled under Mohammed bin Salman.
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