BBC News: Kenya empties its death-row cells

By Will Ross
BBC News, Nairobi

More than 4,000 prisoners on death row in Kenya will have their sentences commuted to life imprisonment, President Mwai Kibaki has announced.

No death sentences have been carried out in Kenya for more than two decades.

Since then more than 4,000 people have been on death row in the country’s overcrowded, underfunded prisons.

Read more…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s