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Death sentences and executions in 2005

, Index number: ACT 50/002/2006

This document details the countries and territories that carried out executions, and the countries and territories that imposed death sentences, in 2005. During 2005, at least 2,148 people were executed in 20 countries. At least 5,186 people were sentenced to death in 54 countries. These were only minimum figures; the true figures were certainly higher.

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