Africa: A new future without the death penalty (includes erratum)
Despite significant progress towards its abolition in some countries, these posititive trends are counterbalanced by its reintroduction or extension in other countries. In this report Amnesty International examines in detail, with case examples, the current trends in the use of the death penalty throughout Africa, the arguments put forward for opposing its use, the official justifications of the death penalty, and developments within international organizations.
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