26 Jul 2022

US urges China to condemn Myanmar

Following the military junta’s execution of democracy activists in Myanmar, the US has requested China to pressure Myanmar. China responded by saying it does not interfere in other countries’ internal affairs while the US believes China could influence Myanmar more than any other country.  In Myanmar, the men were executed

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24 May 2022

Executions spiked in Iran in Saudi Arabia in 2021

Amnesty International says there was a concerning rise in executions in 2021 as Covid-19 restrictions were lifted. There were spikes seen in Iran and Saudi Arabia in the year of 2021. At least 579 executions were carried out in 18 countries, reflecting a 20% increase to 2020 and Iran accounted

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16 Jul 2021

Taliban fighters execute 22 Afghan commandos as they try to surrender

Members of an Afghan Special Forces Unit were executed by the Taliban on June 16 in Dawlat Abad in Faryab province. Videos of the execution have been released showing at least a dozen unarmed men shot to death as they leave a building and attempt to surrender. The commandos had

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