At least 3347 people were sentenced to death in 51 countries.
These were only minimum figures; the true figures were
Many countries carry out executions in secret and refuse
to divulge any information on the use of the death penalty.
Such countries include China, Singapore, Malaysia and
The United Nations has repeatedly called for the death
penalty only to be used in an open and transparent manner."
executions may have taken place in Mongolia
However, due to the secretive nature of the use of the death penalty the organization was unable to obtain reliable information."
"Index Number: ACT 50/001/2008 Date Published: 15 April 2008
This document details the countries and territories that carried out executions, and the countries and territories that imposed death sentences, in 2007. During 2007, at least 1,252 people were executed in 24 countries. At least 3,347 people were sentenced to death in 51 countries. These were only minimum figures; the true figures were certainly higher. In 2007, 88 per cent of all known executions took place in five countries: China, Iran, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the USA."in full, click HERE
Visit the AI Malaysia web site HERE
The Amnesty International Tartan
Read the comments by Malaysia's Minister of Home Affairs Syed Hamid Albar HERE and the Deputy Inspector General of Police Ismail Omar HERE, it is obvious by their comments that they cannot even read and understand a report written in simple English!
What low calibre ministers and senior police officers Malaysia has, how shamefully embarrassing!
Inhumanitas omni aetate molesta est
- Inhumanity is harmful in every age