Wednesday, October 22, 2014   

TALLY OF EXECUTIONS
(03-27 09:12)

Below is the number of executions and death sentences imposed by countries in 2013, according to Amnesty International's annual report on the death penalty, published today.
Note: Plus symbol indicates total is a minimum figure.

Reported executions total, 2013:
1000s (estimated) China
369+ Iran
169+ Iraq
79+ Saudi Arabia
39 United States
34+ Somalia
21+ Sudan
13+ Yemen
8 Japan
7 Vietnam
6 Taiwan
5 Indonesia
5 Kuwait
4+ South Sudan
4 Nigeria
3+ Palestinian Territories (Gaza Strip)
2 Afghanistan
2 Bangladesh
2 Malaysia
1 Botswana
1 India
0+ North Korea
Executions may also have taken place in Egypt and Syria, though none could be confirmed by Amnesty. Minimum of two executions attributed to both China and North Korea, giving final figure of 778.

Reported death sentences in 2013 (10 highest totals):
1000s (estimated) China
226+ Pakistan
220+ Bangladesh
174 Afghanistan
148+ Vietnam
141+ Nigeria
117+ Somalia
109+ Egypt
91+ Iran
80 United States
--AFP
   
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