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The death penalty: List of abolitionist and retentionist countries (1 February 2004)

, Index number: ACT 50/005/2004

More than half the countries in the world have abolished the death penalty in law or practice. Attached is a list of countries and territories, indicating whether or not their laws provide for the death penalty. Also attached is a list of countries which have abolished the death penalty in law since 1976.

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