World Leading Executioner
Amnesty International’s death penalty global thematic issues adviser, Oluwatosin Popoola says legal transparency is vital. This precedes a report by the Amnesty International Global Report on Death Sentences and Executions for 2016 where it has been recorded that, more than 1 000 individuals were executed in the year 2016. Amnesty International says a significant part of the data encompassing executions in China is covered in mystery, things like names and whether individuals have lawful representation. Many cases are additionally lost from the national online database which has compelled the human rights activists requesting more straightforwardness from Beijing.
In Sub-Saharan Africa, there were fewer executions recorded and China got the highest priority on the rundown for carrying out the most executions. Still the world’s top killer, China is accepted to sentence a capital punishment, to a large number of individuals every year. Talking on Morning Live by means of Skype from the United Kingdon, Popoola said that the danger of individuals being executed for wrongdoings they didn’t confer keeps on being an issue.