The World’s Eight Most-Executing Countries

Published May 15, 2013
Updated September 1, 2017

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China, Iran, Iraq, Saudia Arabia, Yemen, North Korea, Sudan and The United States. Only one of them claims to be a true arbiter of justice and equality for all, and its internal statistics belie the claim. While only 12% of the US population, nearly half of all death row inmates are African American.

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