Death sentences and executions in 2008
This document summarises Amnesty International's global research on the death penalty. Information was gathered from various sources including official statistics (where available), non-governmental and inter-governmental organizations, human rights defenders, the media and interviews with survivors of human rights violations.
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- Libya: Further information: Professor released after 47 days of abduction: Dr Salem Mohamed Beitelmal
- Sudan: Activists deported from Saudi Arabia detained: Elgassim Mohamed Seed Ahmed, Elwaleed Imam Hassan Taha and Alaa Aldin al-Difana
- USA: Further information: First Ohio execution in three and a half years: Ronald Phillips