US Senator Urges the State Department to Face Bahrain’s “Repression” | Death Penalty News

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators called on Secretary of State Anthony Brinken to pressure the Kingdom of Bahrain to end the “violent and systemic repression” of its population. “We…

Saudi Arabia ramps up executions in the first half of 2021: amnesty | death penalty news

The UK-based organization stated that the kingdom executed at least 40 people between January and July 2021, more than the whole of 2020. According to data from the United Kingdom-based…

Activists hail Sierra Leone’s historic move to end the death penalty | Death Penalty News

Human rights activists welcomed the “historic” decision of the Sierra Leone parliament to vote unanimously to abolish the death penalty, more than 20 years after the last execution in a…