A court in Saudi Arabia has decided to proceed with the prosecution of an online activist for apostasy, a charge which carries the death penalty, in what Amnesty International said is a new bid to stifle political and social debate.
Reports about drug addiction in Aboriginal communities, children born of war,
the plight of Roma, and exploitation of residential school survivors
- winners of Amnesty International Canada’s 2012 Media Awards
Global support for abolishing the death penalty is rising, Amnesty International said after the UN General Assembly (UNGA) voted overwhelmingly in favour of a moratorium on the use of the death penalty.