Death Penalty News: September 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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- India: Dalit rights activist released: Chandrashekhar Azad ‘Ravan’
- Oral statement during Item 4 debate on human rights situations requiring the attention of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC39): Egypt, China, Nicaragua, Venezuela
- Myanmar: Human Rights Council should create accountability mechanism for Myanmar atrocities. Amnesty International oral statement at the 39th session of the UN Human Rights Council