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Unlawful & Discriminatory: The Death Penalty For Drug Related Offenses

On the occasion of the 2023 World Day Against the Death Penalty on 10 October, Amnesty International highlights in a new briefing the use of the death penalty for drug related offences, which is unlawful under international human rights law and standards and has been applied in a discriminatory...

Urgent Action: Execution confirmed for man despite allegations of torture

The authorities of Viet Nam must immediately halt any plans to carry out the execution of a man whose case has been tainted by serious concerns of torture and violations of the right to a fair trial, Amnesty International said today. The organization urges the government to also promptly initiate...

Malaysia: Proses semakan semula hukuman mati perlu adil dan bermakna  

Kenyataan Media   19 Jun 2023   Kerajaan Malaysia mengumumkan dua undang-undang dalam warta rasmi pada 16 Jun 2023 yang memansuhkan hukuman mati mandatori dan mewujudkan prosedur semakan semula bagi mereka yang sudah pun dijatuhkanhukuman mati dan hukuman penjara seumur hidup. Amnesty International...

DEATH SENTENCES AND EXECUTIONS 2022

This report covers the judicial use of the death penalty for the period January to December 2021. Amnesty International reports only on executions, death sentences and other aspects of the use of the death penalty, such as commutations and exonerations, where there is reasonable confirmation. In...