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UN rights office urges Egypt to halt death row executions amid torture allegations

New York, Feb 23 (IBNS): Fifteen death row inmates have been executed in Egypt so far this month despite claims from many that they were tortured to secure a confession, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday.

China kindergarten knife attack convict executed

Beijing, Jan 7 (IBNS):  China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) on Monday said a man, who was convicted in the kindergarten knife attack case in south China, was executed on Friday after his death sentence was approved, media reports said.

Taliban execute seven passengers in West of Afghanistan

Kabul, Jul 12 (IBNS) : The Taliban insurgents have executed at least seven passengers in western Farah province of Afghanistan, state-run news agency Khaama Press said.

Pakistan executes two terrorists

Islamabad, Apr 11 (IBNS): Pakistan have executed two terrorists, media reports said on Tuesday.

Afghanistan: ISIS kills three for supporting police

Kabul, Mar 27 (IBNS): The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants have executed at least three civilians for supporting the Afghan police, local Khaama Press reported.

UN appeals for halting imminent execution of prisoners in Indonesia

New York, July 29 (Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon and a group of UN rights experts on Thursday appealed to the Government of Indonesia to stop the reportedly imminent execution of a number of prisoners for alleged drug-related crimes.

Indonesia: UN rights chief urges region's 'most prolific executioner' to end practice

New York, July 27 (Just Earth News): The United Nations human rights chief on Wednesday expressed alarm at reports that up to 14 people face imminent execution in Indonesia, most of them for drug-related offences, calling on the authorities of “the most prolific executioner” in Southeast Asia to immediately reinstate a moratorium on the death penalty.

Belarus: execution shows ‘callous disdain’ for international human rights law – UN experts

New York, May 14 (Just Earth News/IBNS):United Nations human rights experts on Friday condemned Belarus’ continued use of the death penalty following reports that a man whose complaint was before the UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) had been executed, despite a specific request from the Committee for a stay of execution.