Concern for US citizen on hunger strike in Cairo jail

 The family of an American citizen on hunger strike in an Egyptian jail for some 250 days are appealing to the US government to press Cairo to let him go fearing his life is at risk.

Don`t execute prisoners, Amnesty tells Pakistan

Pakistani government must not resume executions and instead impose an immediate moratorium on the use of death penalty as a first step towards abolition, Amnesty International said.