Human Rights

Death penalty in 2018: Facts and figures

10 April 2019, 01:01 UTC Global death penalty figures Amnesty International recorded at least 690 executions in 20 countries in 2018, a decrease of 31% compared to 2017 (at least 993). This figure represents the lowest number of executions that Amnesty International […]

Human Rights

IRGC kill, wound 25 Afghan asylum seekers

At least 25 Afghan asylum seekers were shot dead and wounded on Wednesday by Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Iran’s South-Eastern province of Sistan and Baluchistan.    The Iranian state media announced that 14 Afghans […]