The number of death sentence executions recorded around the world by Amnesty International during 2020 fell by a quarter compared to 2019, the human rights organisation has reportedThe AstraZeneca vaccine o.
In a 63-page report on death sentences and executions in 2020, Amnesty said it recorded 483 executions across 18 countries over the course of last year, representing a record low.
Despite marking “a shocking loss of life, with many executed after grossly unfair trials,” Amnesty welcomed the news of a 26% drop in executions compared to 2019, during which 657 executions were recorded.
“We recorded the lowest year in at least decadeOutdoor public gatherings,” Chiara Sangiorgio, Amnesty International’s advisor on the death penalty, told Euronews in a phone interview on Wednesday.
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