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Ministry Points Out Right of Appeal for Convicted Muslim Brotherhood Members (May 01, 2014) by George Sadek

The criminal court of Egypt's Al Minya Province recently sentenced the Supreme Guide of the Muslim ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Crime and law enforcement; Criminal procedure
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Defense Lawyers Try to Appeal Death Sentences for Muslim Brotherhood Defendants (April 02, 2014) by George Sadek

On March 24, 2014, the defense lawyers for 528 members of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood who ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Criminal procedure; Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Egypt

First Execution of War Criminal Convicted by International Crimes Tribunal (January 09, 2014) by Shameema Rahman

Islamist leader Abdul Kader Mullah, convicted of atrocities in Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence from Pakistan, ...

Topic: Capital punishment; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

U.N. Official Urges Stay of Executions in Gaza (August 23, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On August 14, 2013, Navanethem Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, spoke out ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: United Nations

Committee Passes Resolution on the Death Penalty (December 03, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On November 19, 2012, the United Nations Third Committee – the Social, Humanitarian Cultural Affairs Committee ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: United Nations

Seven Death Sentences Upheld (October 23, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On October 19, 2012, the Gambia Supreme Court upheld the treason convictions of seven men, including ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: Gambia

UN Calls for Halt of Executions (October 16, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On October 12, 2012, three U.N.Special Rapporteurs, Ahmed Shaheed, Christof Heyns, and Juan E. Méndez, whose ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: Iran

Death Penalty Impositions Temporarily Halted (September 18, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On September 14, 2012, Yahya Jammeh, President of The Gambia, set a temporary moratorium on executions ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: Gambia

Report of Official Executions Being Carried Out After Long Hiatus (August 30, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

Amnesty International (AI) reported on August 24, 2012, that it had "received credible reports" of nine ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: Gambia

De Facto Moratorium on Capital Punishment (August 21, 2012) by Constance Johnson

Zimbabwe currently retains the death penalty, with 60 people facing death sentences. However, no one has ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: Zimbabwe

167 Inmates on Death Row Get Breaks on Sentences (September 15, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on September 13, 2010, that 167 inmates who have been on death row ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Concern Raised over Executions (September 01, 2010) by Constance Johnson

In August 2010, four men, including three former military officers, were executed in Equatorial Guinea, after ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: Equatorial Guinea; United Nations

New Guidelines on International Cooperation in Death Penalty Cases (December 24, 2009) by Kelly Buchanan

On December 18, 2009, the Australian government announced that new guidelines governing international law enforcement cooperation ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: Australia

Death Penalty Ruled Unconstitutional (December 01, 2009) by Peter Roudik

On January 1, 2010, a death penalty moratorium, which was introduced in Russia in 1999, was ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: Russia

Criticism of Use of Death Penalty (November 24, 2009) by Gholam Vafai

An Iranian boy, Behnoud Shojaie, was executed in Iran on October 11, 2009, after being convicted ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: Iran

Supreme Court Says Federal Courts Should Not Ignore Challenges to a Prisoner's Execution (October 26, 2009) by Luis Acosta

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that in a habeas corpus case challenging a prisoner's execution, ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: United States

Humanitarian Appeal Against Death Penalty (February 23, 2009) by Theresa Papademetriou

On February 2, 2009, the Czech Presidency of the European Union, together with Sweden, which will ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: European Union

Highest Court Refuses to Outlaw Capital Punishment (January 29, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on January 21, 2009, that the Ugandan Supreme Court rejected a petition brought ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: Uganda

House of Representatives Votes to Retain Death Penalty (December 19, 2008) by Stephen Clarke

In 2007, Jamaica had more than 1,400 murders. (Neil Clark, Holiday Paradise Brings Back the Hangman, ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: Jamaica

Supreme Court Reaffirms Ruling on Unconstitutionality of Death Penalty for Child Rape (October 10, 2008) by Luis Acosta

On October 1, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a motion for rehearing and affirmed its ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: United States

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