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As campaigners mark International Women’s Day, euronews has been discussing violence against women and punishments for perpetrators with Ahmet Caner
Indonesia has rejected an Australian proposal for a prisoner exchange and says two Australians convicted of drug trafficking will be executed within
Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran are moved to Indonesia's Nusakambangan island, where they are expected to face a firing squad.
Two Australian men due to be executed in Indonesia have had their appeals for clemency rejected by a Jakarta judge. Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran
Australia is challenging Indonesia’s rejection of a clemency appeal in the cases of two Australian nationals. Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran along
The Australian Prime Minister is calling on Indonesia to halt the planned execution of two Australian nationals found guilty of heroin smuggling
A Frenchman is among the next group of convicted offenders soon to be executed by the Indonesian government for drug offences.
Serge Atlaoui has
Death sentences on 183 supporters of the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood have been upheld in Egypt, while ousted president Mohamed Mursi is to face a fourth trial.
Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were convicted of drug trafficking and sentenced to death in 2006
America’s Supreme Court has agreed to review Oklahoma’s controversial method of execution by lethal injection. It is taking up a case brought by
A Nigerian court has sentenced 54 soldiers to death for refusing to fight Boko Haram Islamists. The men were found guilty of mutiny, refusing to help
Eight people have been sentenced to death in connection with deadly attacks in China’s western Xinjiang region – where violence has raged between the
A woman was re-arrested hours after being freed from death row for converting from Islam to Christianity.
Mariam Yahya Ibrahim was detained –
Three men were sentenced to death on Friday for two gang-rapes last year in Mumbai, including an attack on a photojournalist that sparked protests in
“Killing sprees” in Iran and Iraq have caused a sharp global spike in the number of executions carried out in 2013, said Amnesty International in its
An Egyptian court has sentenced 529 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to death.
Lawyers said it’s the biggest mass death sentence in Egypt’s modern
Four men convicted of gang-raping and murdering a 23-year-old woman on a bus in New Delhi in December 2012 will be executed in spite of their
An Indian citizen convicted of murdering a Saudi man has become the third person this year to be executed by the justice system of Saudi
The northern part of Cyprus was until today the only European territory where gay sex was illegal among adults.
Turkish Cypriot deputies have
It’s one of the viral rumours of the start of 2014: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is said to have executed his uncle by having him stripped and
Amnesty International has urged Iran to halt a “ghastly” second execution after the first attempt was botched.
The man, identified by Iranian state
Fifty-two-year-old Kimberly McCarthy became the 500th person to be executed in Texas on Wednesday. Texas is the first state to reach such a number of
Former European leaders and EU officials pay tribute to ex-British prime minister Margaret Thatcher; the EU steps up the pressure on tax havens, and
A study by Amnesty International has found that 682 people were executed last year.
The rights group said that was two more than the number of