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Death Penalty: A decade on, executions are on the wane but challenges remain

Headline Title:  Death Penalty: A decade on, executions are on the wane but challenges remain 10 October 2012 The last decade has seen significant progress towards abolishing the use of the death penalty worldwide, but serious challenges remain before capital punishment is relegated to the dustbin of history, Amnesty International said marking the 10th World Day against the Death Penalty on 10 October. Campaigning by a global coalition has contributed to the decision in 17 new countries to abolish the death penalty for all crimes since the first World Day was held in 2003, bringing…

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