Uzbekistan Abolishes the Death Penalty

Uzbekistan Abolishes the Death Penalty

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The trend towards total abolition of the death penalty has continued with Uzbekistan becoming the latest country to put an end to executions. From 1 January 2008, it becomes the 135th country in the world to abolish the death penalty in law or practice. Capital punishment has now been replaced with life or long-term imprisonment.

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