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Death Row

Death Row Last week, Michael Rosales, who murdered 67-year-old Mary Felder in 1997, became the thirteenth person executed this year-in Texas. Whether or not you believe in the death penalty, it's important to know that the United States is one of 59 countries that still executes its citizens on a regular basis (we currently have more than 3,000 inmates on death row). This is a look at where, around the world, the death penalty is still used and where it has been abolished. BELARUS MONGOLIA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA CHINA LEBANON NORTH KOREA PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY SYRIA IRAN AFGHANISTAN JAPAN LIBYA JORDAN PAKISTAN .... IRAQ · • SAUDI ARABIA KUWAIT · . . • INDIA • .. UNITED ARAB EMIRATES TAIWAN ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA .. OMAN BAHRAIN •· BANGLADESH CUBA ВАНАМAS BARBADOS QATAR DOMINICA CHAD GUATEMALA ''. BELIZE GUINEA • YEMEN SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS JAMAICA SIERRA LEONE SAINT LUCIA : . ETHIOPIA THAILAND ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES NIGERIA VIET NAM GUYANA ,... • • SOMALIA TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO UGANDA EQUITORIAL GUINEA MAP KEY DEM. REP OF CONGO BURUNDI MALAYSIA, COMOROS REPUBLIC OF CONGO INDONESIA DEATH PENALTY ABOLISHED (92) .'.'.ZIMBABAWE UNOFFICIALLY ANTI-DEATH PENALTY (36) NO EXECUTIONS IN THE LAST 10 YEARS BOTSWANA DEATH PENALTY ONLY IN EXCEPTIONAL CASES (10) LESOTHO LIKE TREASON OR WAR CRIMES * DEATH PENALTY STILL IN USE (59) SOURCE: Amnesty International * Albania, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Holy See, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kiribati, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niue, Norway, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome And Principe, Senegal, Serbia (including Kosovo), Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Timor-Leste, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela * Algeria, Benin, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Kenya, Laos, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Burma, Nauru, Niger, Papua New Guinea, Russia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Zambia, * Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, El Salvador, Fiji, Israel, Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Peru

Death Row

shared by judithgold on Jan 31
The United States is one of the 59 countries in the world that has legalized the death penalty and currently has 3,000 inmates on death row. This infographic provides a map of the world to show where ...




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