- — AmnestyInternational (@AmnestyOnline)Thu, Mar 27 2014 09:10:26
Death Penalty Report 2013
Executions rose by almost 15% in 2013, compared with 2012. Excluding China, at least 778 people were executed worldwide. Nearly 80% of them were in just three countries: Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia. Despite setbacks during 2013, there was progress in all regions of the world.