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Criminal Court Gives Head of Muslim Brotherhood a Death Sentence (March 19, 2015) by George Sadek

On March 16, 2015, the Criminal Court of Cairo handed down a death sentence to Muslim ...

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

Cabinet Approves Guidelines for Implementation of the Death Penalty (February 11, 2015) by Kelly Buchanan

On February 5, 2015, it was reported that the Papua New Guinea Cabinet had endorsed guidelines ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Papua New Guinea

Mass Trial Results in Death Sentences for 183 Defendants (February 05, 2015) by Issam Saliba

The Felony Court of Giza, Egypt, headed by Judge Mohammed Naji Shehata, on February 2, 2015, ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Criminal code; Criminal procedure
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Experts Warn Against Death Penalty Resumptions (January 02, 2015) by Constance Johnson

United Nations human rights experts have recently warned of the dangers of the use of the ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Jordan; Pakistan; United Nations

New Law on Repression of Terrorism Passed (December 18, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Cameroon's legislature has passed new anti-terrorism legislation that includes the death penalty for citizens who, ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Crime and law enforcement; Human rights; Terrorism; Treaties and International Agreements/Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Cameroon

Court Declares Extradition to Death Penalty Jurisdiction Illegal (September 25, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

On September 23, 2014, the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, ruled that the extradition to ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Extradition; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: South Africa

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

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Last updated: March 19, 2015