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Africa Death Penalty

Ghana: The first executions since 1990

Twelve men were executed by firing squad in Ghana on 17 July 1993, in the first executions known to have taken place in Ghana since February 1990. They were: Godfrey Nyavie and Mustapha Bruce, Mohammed Yao Midoagbodzi, Atta Bruce, Vincent Kodwo Ayivor, Kwadzo Ackon and Eric Nii Addo, Benjamin...
Estonia Death Penalty

The Baltic States: Time to abolish the death penalty

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have all retained the death penalty in their respective criminal codes, although the number of crimes punishable by death has been reduced in all three. In this report AI appeals to the authorities of the three countries to abolish the death penalty and to commute all...