Amnesty International has released a new report about the death penalty in 2005. The report can be accessed by clicking here, and it has many interesting statistics about the U.S. as well as other countries.
As their website reports:
- at least 2,148 people were executed in 22 countries
- 94% of them were killed in China,, Iran, Saudi Arabia and the USA
- An additional 5,186 people were sentenced to death