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01/04 07:09 CET

Number of worldwide death sentences on the rise but executions drop – Amnesty International

Number of worldwide death sentences on the rise but executions drop – Amnesty International

The number of times the death penalty was carried out worldwide fell in 2014 compared to the previous year, according to Amnesty International. In its latest "Death Penalty Report":http://www.amnestymedia.org/ the NGO recorded at least 607 executions last year, 22% down on the…