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Progress Towards Abolition: Amnesty International 50th Anniversary

PROGRESS TOWARDS ABOLITION JOIN THE WINNING FIGHT TOWARD A WORLD WITHOUT THE DEATH PENALTY Countries that have abolished the death penalty since Amnesty International began campaigning to abolish the death penalty. Abolished the death penalty for all crimes / for ordinary crimes Retain the dealth penalty for ordinary crimes Main countires of execution In 2008, 93% of all known executions took place in five countries: Year dealth penalty abolished CHINA IRAN PAKISTAN UNITED STATES SAUDI ARABIA Portugal 76 Denmark 78 Luxembourg, Nicaragua and Norway 79 Brazil, Fiji and Peru Gabon 10 France and Cape Verde 81 Burundi and Togo 09 Albania, Cook Islands, Kyrgyzstan and Rwanda The Netherlands 08 Kazakhstan Cyprus and El Salvador Philippines 07 Liberia and Mexico 05 Argentina Bhutan, Greece, Samoa, 04 Australia Senegal and Turkey Haiti, Liechtenstein and The German Democratic Republic Armenia 03 02 Cambodia, New Zealand, Romania and Slovenia Cyprus and Yugoslavia 01 Chile Bosnia-herzegovina Andorra, Croatia The Czech And Slovak Federal Republic, Hungary, Ireland, Mozambique, Namibia and Sao Tomé and Príncipe Albania Cote D'ivoire and Malta Angola, Paraguay and Switzerland Guninea-bissau, Hong Kong and Seychelles Italy East Timor, Turkmenistan and Ukraine Djibouti, Mauritius, Moldova and Spain Bolivia Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Canada, Estonia, Lithuania and The United Kingdom Latvia Belgium Georgia, Nepal, Poland and South Africa Countries and Territories that retain the death penalty for ordinary crimes Afghanistan, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Botswana, Chad, China, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cuba, Dominica, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian Authority, Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and The Grenadines, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe 50 YEARS AMNESTY Amnesty International is a Nobel Peace Prize-winning grassroots activist organization with more than 3 million supporters, activists and volunteers in more than 150 countries campaigning for human rights worldwide. Commemorating its 50th anniversary in 2011, the organization investigates and exposes abuses, educates and mobilizes the public, and works to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. INTERNATIONAL DESIGN BY JESS3 O00

Progress Towards Abolition: Amnesty International 50th Anniversary

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Amnesty International celebrates its 50th anniversary this year as the leading global non-profit aiming to protect human rights. Thanks to Amnesty International’s Jennifer Bradshaw (none other than ...


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