China’s state secret revealed: leading the world in use of the death penalty

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Image: 'GOODBYE TO THE DEATH PENALTY' by Amnesty International

Today, Human Rights Group Amnesty International released a report that identified China as the world’s leader in the use of the death penalty.

In 2016, China executed more prisoners than all other countries in the world combined, but only 85 executions are registered on the national database.

Amnesty International reveals that the extent of executions in China is far greater than China discloses.

 

 

 

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Tuesday, April 11 2017
Featured in storyDr Chongyi Feng, Associate Professor at University of Technology Sydney Dr Wendy Rogers, Professor of Clinical Ethics at MacquarieRose Kulak, Individuals at Risk Program Coordinator at Amnesty International
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