Amnesty: Almost 1,000 prisoners executed worldwide in 2017

Amnesty: Almost 1,000 prisoners executed worldwide in 2017

Amnesty International says 2017 saw a significant drop in the number of death sentences issued around the world.

A new report also says more African states are abolishing the death penalty altogether.



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But, says Amnesty, there are still hundreds being executed worldwide without a fair trial.

Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports.

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