Death Penalty News: December 2001
1.) USA death penalty bar to extradition of criminal suspects; 2.) Juvenile death sentences commuted in Pakistan; 3.) Moves to abolish the death penalty in Russia; 4.) Bill to end death penalty in South Korea; 5.) Council of Europe drafts new protocol; 6.) Political executions continue in China; 7.) News in brief: China; Iraq; Iran; Tajikistan; USA (National; New Mexico; Pennsylvania; Texas); Zimbabwe; 8.) Death penalty statistics; 9.) International treaties: Yugoslavia; Chile.