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Malawi Moves Steadfast to Abolish Death Penalty

BY BLAIR MHONE  The protracted legal debate over the death sentence may be coming to an end now that Parliament's Legal Affairs Committee has begun holding consultation discussions with various parties on the potential abolishment and subsequent removal from the penal code. The capital penalty has long been mandatory in Malawi for persons convicted of murder or treason, but it...