Uploaded by AmnestyUSA on March 21, 2012
What do you know about the death penalty?
Did you know that of 198 countries in the world, only 20 carried out executions in 2011? That the USA was the only country in the G8* to execute people? That worldwide, 18,750 people are living with a death sentence?
We’re getting closer to a death penalty-free world, but there is still far to go — especially in the US. Learn more about Amnesty’s campaign to end capital punishment, once and for all.
*The countries of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Representatives from these countries meet to discuss economic concerns.
Offered for Occupy Blogosphere over at Soul Dipper’s place: http://souldipper.wordpress.com/2012/03/28/occupy-blogosphere-thursday-march-29-2012/