Monday, 10 July 2017

The 105th Country to Abolish the Death Penalty

Mongolia, after a lengthy process, has abolished the death penalty. The country hasn't done one since 2008.

The news was reported by Amnesty International, which keeps track of executions around the world in all countries except China, which prevents them from monitoring executions there. In fact, China considers that information a "state secret." Although the numbers are not known exactly, China executes several times the number of all other nations combined each year.

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