capitalpunishment

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 16th, 2013
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Sudanese authorities must halt the execution of a Darfuri activist whose sentence was changed from 10 years’ imprisonment to death, Amnesty International urged today amid fears he will be hanged this weekend. Bakri Moussa Mohammed, who has been involved in protests against the repression of dis...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 21st, 2012
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(New York) – South Sudan should carry out its commitment for a moratorium on the death penalty. On December 20, 2012, South Sudan, along with 110 other nations, voted in favor of a United Nations General Assembly resolution calling on countries that use capital punishment to place a moratorium on exe...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 18th, 2012
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By Jerome Starkey, Reuters JUBA, South Sudan — On Christmas Eve last year, a 27-year-old hospital porter from Central Equatoria drank himself into oblivion and woke up the next day in a police cell, accused of a double murder. Martin Woro had no recollection of the previous night, and could not affor...