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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 laws allow capital punishment for high treason; attempt to forcibly change the form ...


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 ...


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) ...


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.


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.


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 ...


Jul 6, 2011 ... If we're isolating ourselves in our use of the death penalty, whom ... Which countries use the death penalty but are neither among the ... But today promises unalloyed joy. ... Speaking in front of the leaders of its member-nations, the president fails to make clear the United States still has the alliance's back.


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 ...


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 ...


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.