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The following is a summary of the use of capital punishment by country. .... Botswana and Nigeria are examples of countries that still execute people. ...... Current Islamic laws allow the use of capital punishment for many violent and nonviolent ...


Sep 1, 2016 ... Our recent round-up of interesting facts about Belarus - published to coincide with the 25th anniversary of independence from the Soviet Union ...


Oct 10, 2016 ... This chart by Statista shows the top 10 countries for executions in 2015. A separate map shows the countries which still have the death penalty.


Find out who uses the death penalty today - and see how it compares to 2007 ... North Korea, Yemen and the US (the only G7 country to still execute people) ...


For 40 years, we have been working to end executions. When we began that work in 1977, only 16 countries had totally abolished the death penalty. Today, that ...


Apr 6, 2016 ... At least 1,998 death sentences were recorded in 61 countries in 2015, ... The following methods of execution were used across the world: beheading, ... carried out in China, where executions were still in the thousands.


Out of those 58 countries that still uphold the death penalty, 527 people were ... Currently, 34 of the 50 U.S. states still use the death penalty, and Texas, ... The current method for public executions mostly consists of beheading by sword.


Jul 6, 2011 ... Which countries use the death penalty but are neither among the world's most ... In a country where men are still widely expected to be breadwinners and .... current and former U.S. officials told The Washington Post on Friday.


May 7, 2014 ... Today, 32 states still use it as a method of execution. Fifty-five percent of Americans, meanwhile, support the death penalty for those convicted ...


Apr 21, 2017 ... MORE countries than ever have abolished the death penalty – but the ... 31 states in the US that still use capital punishment, compared to 19 ...