Lindsay Sandiford and Gareth Cashmore have been sentenced to death by firing squad
The world experienced a sharp spike in executions in 2015
Foreigners account for roughly 90 per cent of the 2.5 million people living in Qatar - many of them low-paid migrant workers
Alaa Brinji was convicted for tweets he posted in support of Saudi Arabian women's right to drive cars, human rights defenders and prisoners of conscience
Critics say move amounts to a 'gross attack on democratic freedoms'
Amnesty International's newly launched fortnightly podcasts offer first-hand accounts from human rights campaigners and victims of injustice, told through the voice of another
The French-Moroccan photographer was killed during a terrorist attack in Burkina Faso's capital earlier this month
The UN raised concern over the measure, which it said could force more refugees to risk their lives on smugglers' boats or leave them trapped in warzones
Amnesty has accused Moscow of covering up the 'indiscriminate' nature of its bombing raids
Nadia Murad Basee Taha said: 'Islamic State has made Yazidi women into flesh to be trafficked in'
The party was charged with 'encitement of ethnic hatred' and 'encroachment on human rights and freedoms'
France's parliament has already voted to extend the country's state of emergency following the Paris attacks for three months
Torture techniques used include starvation, sleep deprivation and police beatings
The North Korean delegation said Australia had to do more to 'cease the maltreatment of and violence against the refugees'
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has received tweets about spotting, heavy flows and a series of other bodily functions
Human rights group say actions amount to 'war crimes'