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Iran Under Pressure to Drop Death Penalty for Drug Offenses

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on April 14 issued a statement appealing to Iran to halt executions for drug offenses until the country's parliament debates a new law that would eliminate the mandatory deat...

Global Executions Surge—Yet Again

For a third year running, Amnesty International's annual report on the death penalty notes an alarming surge in the number of executions worldwide—now reaching the highest total since 1989.   

China Moves to Restrict Death Penalty—But Not For Drugs

Last Friday, United Nations human rights experts welcomed a recommendation by India to abolish the death penalty, as well as a decision to reduce the number of crimes subject to capital punishment in China, the world's top executioner by far.

Indonesia Executes Six on Drug Charges

Indonesia executed six convicted on drug charges Jan. 17, rejecting last-minute appeals for clemency from international leaders. Four men from Brazil (possession of 13 kilos of cocaine), Malawi (1 kilo of heroin), Nigeria (1 kilo heroin) and the Netherlands (Ecstasy ...

Middle East Leads Global Execution Spike

Amnesty International’s latest global report on the death penalty, "Death Sentences and Executions: 2013," finds that a number of nations in the Middle East have fueled a spike in global figures with a spree of executions.

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