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Death sentences and executions in 2004

, Index number: ACT 50/005/2005

During 2004, at least 3,797 people were executed in 25 countries. At least 7,395 people were sentenced to death in 64 countries. These were only minimum figures; the true figures were certainly higher. In 2004, 97 per cent of all known executions took place in China, Iran, Viet Nam and the USA.

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