The Death Penalty, Questions and Answers
This document provides Amnesty International's answers to questions such as Why does Amnesty International oppose the death penalty? and Isn't the death penalty needed to stop acts of terrorism and political violence? Other questions included are about lethal injection, families of victims, international law and major religions.
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- Bahrain: Further information: Growing health concerns for prominent activist: Nabeel Rajab
- USA: Execution set despite diagnosis of schizophrenia: Bruce Ward
- Israel/OPT: UN Secretary-General’s report to the Security Council presents key opportunity to highlight Israel’s ongoing illegal settlement activity and its impact on Palestinians