Today’s Solutions: June 19, 2024

Sierra Leone abolishes capital

Sierra Leone abolishes capital punishment

On Friday 23, 2021, Sierra Leone became the 23rd country in the continent of Africa to abolish capital punishment after MPs voted unanimously to end the death penalty (which is largely a remnant of colonial legal codes). Under the 1991 constitution, criminals could be sentenced to death in Read More...

Virginia slated to become firs

Virginia slated to become first southern state to abolish capital punishment

The United States is one of the few developed countries that has not discontinued capital punishment and it is estimated that over four percent of incarcerated individuals on death row were wrongly convicted. Although 22 states have discontinued capital punishment, the practice is still used, Read More...

Malaysia is getting set to abo

Malaysia is getting set to abolish capital punishment

The country’s new government declared it will move on to deliver their campaign promise of abolishing the death penalty and terminate more than 1200 pending executions. Capital punishment is assigned to crimes of murder, drug trafficking, treason, kidnapping and acts of terror. Human rights Read More...