Malaysia ranked tenth in use of death penalty, says Amnesty International


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  • Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia was ranked 10th in the use of the death penalty among 23 countries where executions were recorded last year, said Amnesty International Malaysia (AIM).

With nine executions in 2016, Malaysia is among  23 countries that executed 1,032 people globally. This excludes China, which Amnesty International believes executes thousands of people yearly. 

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