As recently as October 2010, a drug called sodium thiopental was exported from the UK to the USA, where it was used by the State of Arizona in the execution of Jeffrey Landrigan.
The Ugandan Parliament are preparing to debate a bill which entrenches discrimination and hatred against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people on 11 May.
Women played a key role in Egypt's protests calling for reform, but have been sidelined since. Now they are demanding their right to participate in that process of reform.
Suliamon Olyfemi was sentenced to death after an unfair trial conducted in Arabic, which he does not understand.
Belarus is the last country in Europe and the former Soviet Union to carry out executions.