Malawian Traditional Leaders’ Perceptives on Capital Punishment

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Malawian Traditional Leaders’ Perceptives on Capital Punishment

This report examines surveys of traditional leaders in communities where former death row prisoners were released because of the Malawi Capital Resentencing Project. The most striking finding of this survey is that an overwhelming majority of the traditional leaders oppose the death penalty, most commonly because of their belief that people can change.

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