Two American men Frank Walls and Michael Duane Zack have been sentenced to death despite having mental and intellectual disabilities.
Mohammad Asghar, was convicted of blasphemy and sentenced to death in 2014. He has a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia.
Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab was arrested on 1 October for posting tweets deemed insulting to the country’s Ministry of Interior. He is a prisoner of conscience.
Reyhaneh Jabbari, aged 26, was convicted of killing a man whom she said tried to sexually abuse her.
Six farmers who were ill-treated and some tortured – by Myanmar Army soldiers, are at risk of further human rights violations after speaking out publicly about their ordeal.
El Salvador’s total ban on abortion is destroying the lives of women and girls.
Imagine ending up in jail for having an abortion, even in the case of rape. It’s happening right now, and you can help stop it.
When Moses Akatugba was only 16 years old, he was arrested and tortured. He reports being beaten by the police, shot in the hand, and hung for hours at the station.
A new bill in Gambia will exacerbate discrimination against LGBTI people and increase punishment for their real or perceived sexual orientation.
Human rights activist Maryam Al-Khawaja, whose father is a prisoner of conscience because of his human rights activism, is facing charges in Bahrain.
Israel and Hamas reached a ceasefire on 26 August, ending their conflict after 50 days. The need for justice for civilian victims on both sides is urgent, as is the need for Israel to lift its blockade of the Gaza Strip.