Seven men are at imminent risk of execution in the Gambia, following today’s unanimous decision by the Supreme Court upholding their previous conviction for treason. Amnesty International urges the Gambian authorities to allow time for the prisoners to make the maximum use of appeals available to them, including applying for a review of the Supreme Court decision.
A year on from the capture and killing of Colonel Mu’ammar al-Gaddafi, Amnesty International is calling on the Libyan authorities to hand over immediately the former ruler’s military intelligence chief to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to face charges of crimes against humanity
The Saudi Arabian authorities must withdraw their threat to deal “firmly” with people taking part in demonstrations and refrain from detaining those who exercise their right to peaceful protest, Amnesty International said.
The independent group set up to review Fiji’s constitution needs to take urgent measures to ensure women and young people are able to fully participate in the process, Amnesty International said on Monday.
The fate and whereabouts of 11 men who were due to be put to death on Saturday must be disclosed by the authorities in Iran, Amnesty International said following reports that the executions did not take place.