oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Execution patterns in the USA and South Africa in terms of race of offenders, types of crimes committed, race and gender of victims, and sentences commuted

Volume 3, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1012-8093



South Africa - as a multiracial country in which the administration of justice is based on a Western model and largely administered by the white section of the population - is often accused of injustice and racial discrimination, especially in the case of capital punishment, and there is continual pressure on the government to abolish the death sentence.

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