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TEN REASONS TO ABOLISH THE DEATH PENALTY

Zimbabwe has practiced the death sentence for over a century with one of the most high-profile executions being that of Mbuya Nehanda Charwe Nyakasikana in 1898 by the British colonial authorities. To this day her death is considered harsh, unjust and inconsiderate.

The Death Penalty – Your Questions Answered

Does the death penalty stop crime? Does it give victims justice? Is there a humane way to execute? Get your facts straight about the death penalty with Amnesty’s top 10 FAQs on capital punishment. 1. Why does Amnesty International oppose the death penalty? The death penalty violates the most...