The European Union holds a strong position against the death penalty; its
abolition is a key objective for the Union's human ...
The officers also addressed whether capital punishment actually helps to keep ...
EXECUTIONS AND DEATH SENTENCES AROUND THE WORLD (+ after a ...
Amnesty opposes the death penalty at all times - regardless of who is ... Today,
the number has risen to 140 - nearly two-thirds of countries around the world.
According to Amnesty International, as of July 2015, 101 countries have
abolished the death penalty for all crimes in law, while 140 countries have
abolished the ...
Jul 18, 2013 ... In Texas, they prefer the electric chair, but around the world and throughout
history, there have been many awful, horrendous methods of killing ...
Mar 31, 2015 ... An alarming number of countries used the death penalty to tackle real or ...
security was visible around the world, with China, Pakistan, Iran and ...
International death penalty trends lean toward abolition. Today over two-thirds of
the world's nations have ended capital punishment in law or practice. ... annual
report reveals a devastating year for human rights defenders around the world.
The current law and practice of capital punishment in every country that retains it,
including death row and execution numbers, death-eligible crimes, methods of ...
was created in partnership with the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty
Apr 25, 2016 ... The goal of the database is to provide legal information and analysis about the
current law and practice of capital punishment around the world.
Apr 5, 2015 ... Photo: Executions are declining worldwide, but some of the world's most powerful
nations continue to use the death penalty. (Flickr: mhlradio).