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Executions spiked in Iran in Saudi Arabia in 2021 – Amnesty

“Instead of building on the opportunities presented by hiatuses in 2020, a minority of states demonstrated a troubling enthusiasm to choose the death penalty over effective solutions to crime, showing a callous disregard for the right to life even amid urgent and ongoing global human rights crises,” said Agnès Callamard, Amnesty’s secretary general.

Source: BBC

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