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Latest Reports

April 9, 2013
At least 682 executions were known to have been carried out worldwide, two more than in 2011. However, the 682 figure does not include the thousands of people who were believed to have been executed in China in 2012.
October 30, 2012

The State of Texas remains in a world of its own when it comes to carrying out the death penalty.

March 26, 2012

Amnesty's new report lays out the global numbers for the death penalty in 2011.

May 24, 2011
The violence that followed the disputed presidential election in November 2010 has caused the most serious humanitarian and human rights crisis in Côte d'Ivoire in recent years. Hundreds of people have been unlawfully killed. Sexual violence was repo...