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Abolitionist and retentionist countries (as of March 2018)

, Index number: ACT 50/6665/2017

More than two-thirds of the countries in the world have now abolished the death penalty in law or practice. This document includes Amnesty International's lists of countries in the four categories: abolitionist for all crimes, abolitionist for ordinary crimes only, abolitionist in practice and retentionist.

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