I thought it would be interesting for you to know that the number of known executions worldwide is on the rise and reached 778 last year, according to a new report of Amnesty International. As for almost everything, China is number one and will probably stay in this position for longer.
The death penalty is on the rise, according to new data from Amnesty International. China is number one. It is thought to have killed more citizens than the rest of the world put together. On the second place we find Iran, followed by Iraq, Saudi Arabia and the United States. Fifth place… I thinks its a diploma during Olympic Games!
The number of known executions worldwide rose to at least 778 last year following a surge in Iraq and Iran. But keep in mind! This infographic only reports the known executions. Probably many more were carried out in secret.