Death Penalty

La peine de mort en 2013 : un petit nombre de pays à l'origine d'une augmentation mondiale des exécutions - 27 March 2014

Headline Title:  La peine de mort en 2013 L’Iran et l’Irak sont à l’origine d’une forte augmentation du nombre d’exécutions dans le monde en 2013, allant à l’encontre de la tendance mondiale à l’abolition de la peine de mort, écrit Amnesty L’Iran et l’Irak sont à l’origine d’une forte augmentation du nombre d’exécutions dans le monde en 2013, allant à l’encontre de la tendance mondiale à l’abolition de la peine de mort, écrit Amnesty International dans son rapport annuel sur les condamnations à mort et les exécutions dans le monde. Media Node:  Death penalty 2013_FR_FR Twitter Tag:  PeineDeMort Story Location:  Royaume-Uni 51° 27' 2.718" N, 0° 8' 34.1592" W See map: Google Maps “Le rythme quasi frénétique des exécutions dans certains pays comme l’Iran et l’Irak est scandaleux. Toutefois, ces États qui s’accrochent à la peine de mort se situent du mauvais côté de l’histoire et sont, en réalité, de plus en plus isolés. ” Source:  Salil Shetty, secrétaire général d'Amnesty International Date:  Thu, 27/03/2014 “La tendance sur le long terme est claire – la peine de mort est en passe de devenir un châtiment du passé. Nous exhortons tous les gouvernements qui continuent de tuer au nom de la justice à instaurer immédiatement un moratoire sur la peine capitale en vue de son abolition. ” Source:  Salil Shetty Date:  Thu, 27/03/2014 URL:  Condamnations à mort et exécutions en 2013 Description:  Lisez le rapport au complet URL:  Un adolescent échappe par deux fois à son exécution et devient avocat Description:  Article, 26 mars 2014 URL:  Cinq idées reçues sur la peine de mort confrontées aux faits Description:  Article, 26 mars 2014 URL:  En finir avec la peine de mort Description:  Mars 2014

La peine de mort en 2013 en Afrique : des pays isolés sont responsables de la hausse des exécutions

Le niveau inquiétant du recours à la peine de mort dans un petit groupe de pays s’est traduit par une augmentation de plus de 50 % du nombre d’exécutions en Afrique en 2013 par rapport à l’année précédente, écrit Amnesty International dans son rapport annuel sur la peine de mort. Le niveau inquiétant du recours à la peine de mort dans un petit groupe de pays s’est traduit par une augmentation de plus de 50 % du nombre d’exécutions en Afrique en 2013 par rapport à l’ann

Death Penalty 2013: Isolated countries behind a rise in executions in Africa

Alarming levels of death penalty use in an isolated group of countries led to a more than 50 per cent rise in executions across Africa in 2013 compared to the year before, Amnesty International found in its annual review of the death penalty. Alarming levels of death penalty use in an isolated group of countries led to a more than 50 per cent rise in executions across Africa in 2013 compared to the year before, Amnesty International fou

Death Penalty 2013: Shroud of secrecy around executions in Asia Pacific

The Asia Pacific region saw a disturbing level of secrecy around executions in 2013, Amnesty International found in its annual review of the death penalty worldwide. The Asia Pacific region saw a disturbing level of secrecy around executions in 2013, Amnesty International found in its annual review of the death penalty worldwide.

Death penalty 2013: Pacific maintains clean death penalty record

The Pacific maintained a clean record on capital punishment last year and remained the only region in the world that is virtually death penalty-free, Amnesty International said today as it issued its report on the global use of the death penalty in 2013.  The Pacific maintained a clean record on capital punishment last year and remained the only region in the world that is virtually death penalty-free, Amnesty International said today as it issued i

Death penalty 2013: Executions no solution to violent crime in the Caribbean

Governments in some Caribbean countries keep threatening to bring back executions to stem a rising tide of violent crime, ignoring genuinely effective long-term criminal justice solutions, said Amnesty International today at the launch of its annual review of the death penalty worldwide. Governments in some Caribbean countries keep threatening to bring back executions to stem a rising tide of violent crime, ignoring genuinely effective long-term criminal justice solutions, said Amn

Miraculous escape from execution for teenage inmate turned lawyer - 27 March 2014

Headline Title:  Miraculous escape from execution for teenage inmate turned lawyer The first time Hafez Ibrahim faced a firing squad was in 2005. He was taken to a small yard in a Yemeni prison and brought before a row of officers with rifles in hand. The first time Hafez Ibrahim faced a firing squad was in 2005. He was taken to a small yard in a Yemeni prison and brought before a row of officers with rifles in hand. He thought that moment would be his last. Media Node:  Yemen main photo Yemen small Yemen video Twitter Tag:  DeathPenalty Story Location:  Yemen 14° 57' 19.4364" N, 45° 47' 27.6576" E “I was lost, I did not understand what was happening. I later learned that Amnesty International had called on the Yemeni President to stop my execution and the message was heard” Source:  Hafez Ibrahim. URL:  Death penalty 2013: Small number of countries trigger global spike in executions Description:  News Story, 27 March 2014. URL:  Death sentences and executions in 2013 Description:  Read the full report. URL:  Five death penalty myths debunked Description:  Feature, 26 March 2014.

Barbados: take the first step to ending the death penalty!

Demand the authorities of Barbados end the mandatory death penalty In Barbados, if you are convicted of treason or murder, the only punishment you can receive by law is the death penalty.

Death penalty 2013: Small number of countries trigger global spike in executions - 27 March 2014

Headline Title:  Death penalty 2013: Small number of countries trigger global spike in executions   Iran and Iraq caused a sharp global spike in the number of executions carried out in 2013, bucking the global trend towards abolition of the death penalty, Amnesty International found in its annual review of the death penalty worldwide. Media Node:  Death penalty 2013 VIDEO: Death penalty 2013 At a Glance:  TrendsMethods and CrimesInteractive mapMiddle East and North AfricaAfricaThe AmericasAsiaEurope and Central Asia Twitter Tag:  deathpenalty Story Location:  United Kingdom 51° 27' 2.718" N, 0° 8' 34.1592" W See map: Google Maps “The virtual killing sprees we saw in countries like Iran and Iraq were shameful. But those states who cling to the death penalty are on the wrong side of history and are, in fact, growing more and more isolated ” Source:  Salil Shetty, Amnesty International’s Secretary General Date:  Thu, 27/03/2014 “The long-term trend is clear – the death penalty is becoming a thing of the past. We urge all governments who still kill in the name of justice to impose a moratorium on the death penalty immediately, with a view to abolishing it ” Source:  Salil Shetty Date:  Thu, 27/03/2014 URL:  Death sentences and executions in 2013 Description:  Read the full report URL:  Miraculous escape from execution for teenage inmate turned lawyer Description:  Feature, 27 March 2014 URL:  Five death penalty myths debunked Description:  Feature, 26 March 2014

Time running out for man facing the gallows in Iraq - 28 March 2014

Headline Title:  Time running out for man facing the gallows in Iraq Osama Jamal ‘Abdallah Mahdi, a 32-year-old father of two, has now spent more than two years on death row in Iraq for a crime he says he didn’t commit. Osama Jamal ‘Abdallah Mahdi, a 32-year-old father of two, has now spent more than two years on death row in Iraq for a crime he says he didn’t commit. His uncle is now his only hope. Media Node:  Iraq Death Penalty Iraq Death Penalty Osama VIDEO: Death penalty 2013 Twitter Tag:  DeathPenalty Story Location:  Iraq 32° 51' 6.8508" N, 45° 5' 16.4076" E “I spoke to his mother just a few days ago and she is destroyed. She keeps begging me to do something. He seems to be in very bad shape, with very little to eat. The situation is so critical he could be executed any minute now, unless the Office of the Presidency decides otherwise. ” Source:  Musadik Mahdi, uncle of Osama Jamal ‘Abdallah Mahdi. “The story of Osama is yet another sickening example of what happens when individuals fall prey to a judicial system that is faulty to the core – there’re lives at stake. Said Haddadi, Iraq researcher at Amnesty International. ” Source:  Said Haddadi, Iraq researcher at Amnesty International. URL:  Death penalty 2013: Small number of countries trigger global spike in executions Description:  News Story, 27 March 2014. URL:  Death sentences and executions in 2013 Description:  Read the full report. URL:  Miraculous escape from execution for teenage inmate turned lawyer Description:  Feature, 27 March 2014. URL:  Five death penalty myths debunked Description:  Feature, 26 March 2014.