Death Penalty News: September 2001

By Amnesty International, , Index number: ACT 53/004/2001

1.) China dramatically increases executions; 2.) Russian President supports moratorium; 3.) Shariah courts in Nigeria pass death sentences by stoning; 4.) Death sentence for blasphemy in Pakistan; 5.) China accused of organ harvesting; 6.) Public hangings in Iran; 7.) News in brief : Afghanistan; Azerbaijan; Ireland; Turkey; USA - Federal; USA - North Carolina; USA - Oklahoma; USA - Texas.

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