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Zimbabwe Scraps Death Penalty 19 Years After Its Last Execution


Zimbabwe’s cabinet agreed to abolish the death penalty for murder offences almost two decades after its last execution.

The cabinet on Tuesday approved the Memorandum on the Private Member’s Death Penalty Abolition Bill introduced to parliament last year, bringing an end to the death penalty introduced in the southern African nation by British colonial administrators.



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