Blogging from the Highlands of Scotland until I return to the Murcia region of Spain towards the end of January 2018 for about a month
'From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step' - Diderot

Wednesday, 21 January 2004

Child executions - the US is in good company

Amnesty is launching a campaign to ban the execution of child offenders worldwide. The US is apparently responsible for 13 of the 19 such punishments since 1998, and according to this report it shares the dubious role of child executioner with China, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Yemen - all, of course, true democracies. Good company for the world's only superpower to keep, no?

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