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In October 1981, France joined the thirty countries that abolished the death penalty. They are today 109 to have completely striking it from their legislation.
The law abolishing the death penalty, raised by Robert Badinter, then custody of the seals of François Mitterrand, was promulgated just forty years ago, on October 9, 1981. This historic moment in France corresponded to a global dynamic, which was subsequently amplified. It is today 109 countries that abolished the death penalty, four times more than in 1981, and even more that has given up it in fact.the death penalty abolished in more than half of the countries of the world
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On the other hand, 54 states still practice capital punishment. In 2020, Amnesty International identified 483 executions in 18 countries. Iran, Egypt, Iraq and Saudi Arabia have concentrated almost 88% of executions in the world last year.
China is the country most often recourse to this sentence, even if the conviction statistics and executions remain covered by the secret-defense. Amnesty International estimates this number to several thousand a year.An still very present sentence of East Africa to the Far East
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The last three countries to abolished the death penalty are African states: Malawi and Sierra Leone in 2021, Chad in 2020. In fact, Malawi had not been executed since 1992 and Sierra Leone since 1998 . In Chad, the last execution goes back to 2015.
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