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Poverty and the Death Penalty in the Philippines: A Deadly Mix
15th World Day Against the Death Penalty

10.10.2017
1987
1993
2006
2017
Abolition
Reinstatement of
the death penalty
Abolition
Project of reinstatement of the death penalty for drug offenses
As of 8 January 2003, there were 1001 people on death row.
 25 people on death row were women
3 minors were on
death row
At the time,
there were 25 mandatory death offenses, including 12 for drug related offenses. Only 4.02% of people on death row were convicted of drug related offenses.


 
36 people on death row
were disabled
13 foreigners were sentenced to death
69.4% of people on death row were poor
#nodeathpenalty
Percentage of death sentences per offenses
Statistics from the studies of the Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) and CHR Resolution on the Re-examination ofthe Death Penalty Law (1997).