Pathways to Abolition of the Death Penalty

Front cover of Pathways to Abolition of the Death Penalty.

Pathways to Abolition of the Death Penalty

By the end of 2015, 104 countries had legally abolished the death penalty for all crimes. This report documents the processes by which 14 jurisdictions abolished the death penalty and identifies patterns in those processes. It provides insights, inspiration, and ideas to those working against the death penalty in countries that either are on the path to abolition or yet have to embark on it.

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