Incarcerations, brutality, and torture are common in the US. Activists claim that this amounts to a war waged against racially marginalized, poor, and working-class people.
Across the United States, public figures and everyday people came together in support of Melissa Lucio, sentenced to death without evidence
Four countries in the MENA region, Iran, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Iraq, carried out an overwhelming 88% of all known executions worldwide last year
Activists from the Peoples Union for Democratic Rights organised a demonstration at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi to protest against capital punishment.
The accused were hanged despite the appeals by international human rights groups for a stay on the executions, and condemnations over the death sentences given under questionable circumstances