Death Sentences and Executions Report 2015
This report covers the judicial use of the death penalty for the period January to December 2015. Amnesty International reports only on executions, death sentences and other aspects of the use of the death penalty, such as commutations and exonerations, where there is reasonable confirmation. In many countries governments do not publish information on their use of the death penalty, making confirmation of the use challenging.
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- Burundi: Further information: Four journalists released on presidential pardon: Agnès Ndirubusa, Christine Kamikazi, Egide Harerimana, and Térence Mpozenzi
- Pakistan: Further information: Health of death row prisoner in sharp decline: Shafqat and Shagufta
- Iran: Halt imminent execution of man convicted of rape