Death sentences and executions 2017
This report covers the judicial use of the death penalty for the period January to December 2017. 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 In many countries governments do not publish information on their use of the death penalty.
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- Myanmar: Further information: Kachin prisoner of conscience released: Lahpai Gam
- Myanmar: Further information: Kachin pastors released in amnesty: Dumdaw Nawng Lat and Langjaw Gam Seng
- Syria: Joint NGO Statement for United Nations General Assembly Informal Debate on the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism for Syria