10 Oct '11, 7am

Abolish The Death Penalty Now | Care2 Causes

Abolish The Death Penalty Now | Care2 Causes

October 10 is World Day Against The Death Penalty. Or we could re-name it, “Two-Thirds Of The World Is Against The Death Penalty Day.” (But not the United States, along with such great company as China, Iran, North Korea and Yemen.) More Than Two-Thirds Of Countries Have Abolished The Death Penalty From The Economist : More than two-thirds of countries have done away with it either in law or in practice. The latest is Benin. In August the west African country committed itself to abolishing capital punishment permanently. The number of countries that carry out judicial killings fell from 41 in 1995 to 23 in 2010, according to Amnesty International, a pressure group. China (chiefly), Iran, North Korea, and Yemen accounted for most of the executions. Votes against the death penalty at the UN General Assembly have passed with big and growing majorities since 2007. Capital puni...

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