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The European Union holds a strong position against the death penalty; its abolition is a key objective for the Union's human ...

The Death Penalty: An International Perspective | Death Penalty ...


The officers also addressed whether capital punishment actually helps to keep ... EXECUTIONS AND DEATH SENTENCES AROUND THE WORLD (+ after a ...

Death Penalty | Amnesty International


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.

The Death Penalty Worldwide - Infoplease


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 ...

10 Horrifying Methods Of Capital Punishment From Around The World


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 ...

Death Sentences and Executions 2014 | Amnesty International USA


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 | Amnesty International USA


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.

Death Penalty Worldwide


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

FAQ - Death Penalty Worldwide


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.

#TalkAboutIt: Capital punishment around the world - ABC News ...


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).

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Death penalty statistics, country by country | visualisation and data ...


Amnesty International data on executions around the world. ... Despite more countries abolishing the death penalty, its practice remains commonplace. China  ...

5 Surprising Facts About the Death Penalty Worldwide


Apr 13, 2013 ... ... world. Here are five of the most interesting death penalty facts from last year: ... The reasoning behind executions also vary around the world.

Execution methods around the world | Al Jazeera America


Apr 30, 2014 ... Despite campaigns calling for an end to capital punishment, executions are still carried out around the world. in 2013, 22 countries executed ...