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Malawi Abolishes the Death Penalty
By World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, on30 April 2021
Malawi’s highest court finds the death penalty ‘unconstitutional’ and a violation of the right to life.
UPR 36th Session Debriefed on Facebook Live
By Louis Linel, on17 November 2020
As the 36th session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) was being held under the auspices of the UN Human Rights Council from 02 to 13 November, the Advocates for Human Rights, a member organization of the World Coalition, facilitated Facebook live debriefings to cover the review of States that have not yet abolished capital […]
Justice Denied: A Global Study of Wrongful Death Row Convictions
By Death Penalty Worldwide, on26 March 2018
The report is a first-of-its-kind comparative study of wrongful convictions. The report illuminates the similarities in wrongful conviction in six countries: Cameroon, Indonesia, Jordan, Malawi, Nigeria, and Pakistan.
Mental health seminar takes Malawi a step closer to resentencings
By Emile Carreau, on28 January 2015
The Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) held a two-day seminar on mental health evaluations in preparation for the resentencing of nearly 200 individuals after their mandatory death sentences were deemed unconstitutional.
Malawi : 22nd Session of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review
By World Coalition Against the Death Penalty / The Advocates for Human Rights, on1 January 2014
More details See the document
This submission informs on Malawi’s international human rights obligations with regard to its use of the death penalty.This report will also examine and discussthe judicial process applied in cases involving punishment by the death penalty.
- Document type Multimedia content
- Countries list Malawi
- Themes list Due Process , Death Penalty,
Only one in 10 countries carried out executions in 2012
By Tiziana Trotta, on10 April 2013
At least 682 people were executed last year aside from China, according to Amnesty International.
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A challenge to the abolitionist movement
By Sandra Babcock, on16 December 2011
Over the last few decades, we have made great strides toward the universal abolition of the death penalty. Nevertheless, despite the progress we have made, the death penalty remains entrenched in a significant number of states. And even in those nations that have refrained from carrying out executions in a sort of de facto moratorium, […]