This animation was created for the Amnesty International Death Penalty Statistics 2013 report. It not only details the death sentences and executions in 2012, but also explains how these numbers compare to the past and present. Let's use these numbers as motivation, and keep fighting to end the death penalty!
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Urgent Action: Sentenced to Death Based on "Confessions" (Iraq: UA 45/17)
Brothers Mahmoud Tale’ Nayef and Taleb Tale’ Nayef were sentenced to death by the Central Criminal Court of Iraq on 9 August 2016 based on “confessions” extracted under torture. Taleb Tale’ Nayef remains at risk of further torture and other ill-treatment.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Anishinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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