Ghana: Briefing on death penalty

Ghana: Briefing on death penalty

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Index Number: AFR 28/001/2000
Date Published: 16 July 2000
Categories: Africa, Ghana

As the Presidential elections approach in Ghana, Amnesty International is renewing its call for steps towards abolishing the death penalty, after seven years without any executions. This document describes the current use of the death penalty, giving details of those currently under sentence of death and describing the death penalty under Ghanaian law and international law.


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