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ZIMBABWE: DRAFT CONSTITUTION KILLS DEATH PENALTY BUT ONLY FOR WOMEN

July 19, 2012: in Zimbabwe, the Select Committee of Parliament on the New Constitution (COPAC), that was established in April 2009 to spearhead the Constitution-making process in the country, announced that the new draft constitution was complete and signed by all the party negotiators to the 2007 Global Political Agreement (i.e. the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front and the two Movement for Democratic Change formations) and members of COPAC's management committee.
Zimbabwe’s new draft constitution has abolished the death sentence for women and those under the age of 21 and above 70 years, but rights groups pushing for the total removal of the death penalty say it does not go far enough.
“Every person has the right to life,” is written in Article 4.5 of the new Charter. However, “A law may permit the death penalty to be imposed only on a person convicted of murder committed in aggravating circumstances,” Article 4.5 adds. “The penalty must not be imposed on a person who was less than twenty-one years old when the offence was committed; or who is more than seventy years old; the penalty must not be imposed or carried out on a woman,” the draft says. “The law must permit the court a discretion whether or not to impose the penalty.”
The Charter, to replace the current constitution that has been amended 19 times, will be presented before an All-Stakeholders Conference in the next few weeks before going for a national referendum. (Sources: allafrica.com, 19/07/2012)

TEHRAN PROTESTS AT RIYADH FOR EXECUTION OF IRANIAN NATIONALS
MALAYSIA: IRANIAN FAMILY ON DRUG CHARGE SAVED FROM THE GALLOWS
UAE: HEROIN SMUGGLER SENTENCED TO DEATH
ZIMBABWE: SUPREME COURT QUASHES YOUTHFUL KILLER'S DEATH SENTENCE
INDIA: SEVEN AWARDED DEATH IN HONOUR KILLING CASE
FOUR SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR IRAN'S BIGGEST BANK FRAUD
THAILAND: DEATH SENTENCE FOR 3 EX-COPS
SAUDI ARABIA: KING SAVES MAN FROM DEATH SENTENCE
MALI: ISLAMISTS STONE UNMARRIED COUPLE TO DEATH
IRAQ: DEATH VERDICTS RATIFIED FOR 12 TERROR CONVICTS
SOUTH AFRICA: CONSTITUTIONAL COURT UPHOLDS DEATH PENALTY RULING
VIETNAM: DEATH SENTENCE UPHELD FOR GANGSTER-BUSINESSMAN
CHINA: OFFICIAL SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR CORRUPTION
PAKISTAN: PPP STOPS EXECUTION OF DEATH PENALTY IN SINDH
INDIA: HC COMMUTES DEATH SENTENCE OF THREE YOUTHS TO LIFE
MALAYSIA: TWO IRANIAN MEN SENTENCED TO DEATH
IRAQI AUTHORITIES URGED TO HALT EXECUTION OF 196 PEOPLE IN ANBAR
INDIA: OUTGOING PRESIDENT PRATIBHA PATIL LEAVES MERCY PETITIONS OF 16 CONVICTS FOR NEW PRESIDENT
SOMALIA: AL-SHABAB EXECUTE 3 SAID TO INFORM CIA, MI6
IRAN: THREE PRISONERS HANGED IN ISFAHAN
NIGERIA: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDER
KENTUCKY SWITCHING TO 1 DRUG EXECUTIONS
CALIFORNIA (USA): DEATH PENALTY TOSSED IN KILLING OF ROCKER'S MOM
IRAN: ONE PRISONER HANGED IN ILAM
IRAN: TWO PRISONERS HANGED FOR RAPE, MURDER
SWISS GOVT WANTS TO END DEATH PENALTY EVERYWHERE
GHANA: TWO BROTHERS SENTENCED TO DEATH BY HANGING
TUNISIA: OUSTED PRESIDENT BEN ALI SENTENCED AGAIN TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT
PALESTINE: EU URGES HAMAS GOVERNMENT TO STOP EXECUTIONS
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