MALAWI’S SUPREME COURT RULES THAT THE DEATH PENALTY IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL.
Written by wave FM on April 29, 2021
Malawi’s Supreme Court has ruled that the death penalty is unconstitutional.
The court said the death penalty was against international human rights standards, meaning that life sentence will be the highest punishment in Malawi.
The Malawi Human Rights Commission described the ruling as progress:
The ruling noted there had been no executions in the country since 1975.
Edited by Ayo Odungweru