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Africa:Death Penalty – Sub-Saharan Africa a 'beacon of hope'

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[AI London] Sub-Saharan Africa made great strides in the global fight to abolish the death penalty with a significant decrease in death sentences being imposed across the region, Amnesty International said in its 2017 global review of the death penalty published today.While countries such as Botswana continue to execute people, Guinea became the 20th state in sub-Saharan Africa to abolish the death penalty for all crimes, while Kenya abolished the mandatory death penalty for murder. Burkina Faso and Chad also took ste
Source: ALLAFRICA

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