US lawmakers and rights groups call on Egypt to commute planned executions | Middle East Eye

Without a presidential pardon, Egypt is set to execute 12 Muslim Brotherhood members who stood against the 2013 coup that ousted Egypt’s first democratically elected leader Sorgente: US lawmakers and rights groups call on Egypt to commute planned executions | Middle East Eye

China, Middle East dominate 2020 list of top executioners: Report | Death Penalty News | Al Jazeera

Amnesty’s annual review shows decrease in number of global executions in 2020 but 18 countries continued the practice. Sorgente: China, Middle East dominate 2020 list of top executioners: Report | Death Penalty News | Al Jazeera

Il silenzio e l’orrore dell’«ultima» esecuzione capitale | il manifesto

Stanotte la vile sete di sangue di un’Amministrazione fallimentare si è mostrata in tutta la sua evidenza. Tutti coloro che hanno preso parte all’esecuzione dovrebbero vergognarsi. La nostra Costituzione è stata violata». «Infatti proibisce l’esecuzione di una persona che non è in grado di comprendere razionalmente cosa sta per accadere. L’Amministrazione Trump questo lo sapevaContinua a leggere “Il silenzio e l’orrore dell’«ultima» esecuzione capitale | il manifesto”

Which countries still have the death penalty – and who executes the most prisoners? 

China and Iran are responsible for the highest number of executions in the world, according statistics from Amnesty International.  Although official data is unavailable, Amnesty International estimates there to have been thousands of executions in China. Iran follows China with 977 executions in 2015. Sorgente: Which countries still have the death penalty – and whoContinua a leggere “Which countries still have the death penalty – and who executes the most prisoners? “

Pakistan: Don’t Execute Man with Mental Disability

(New York) – Pakistani authorities should halt the execution of Imdad Ali, which is scheduled for September 20, 2016, Human Rights Watch said today. Imdad Ali has a mental disability. Sorgente: Pakistan: Don’t Execute Man with Mental Disability | Human Rights Watch

Indonesia: “Jokowi should not become the most prolific executioner in recent Indonesian history” 

Sorgente: Indonesia: “Jokowi should not become the most prolific executioner in recent Indonesian history” | Amnesty International Ignoring appeals, Indonesia plans to execute 14 The group of mostly foreigners will be put to death for drug crimes in the country’s third round of recent executions.