50th Anniversary of last executions in the UK
On 13th August 1964 the last executions in UK were carried out.
Follow the links for various reports on this anniversary. Join Amnesty in campaigning for a worldwide abolition of the death penalty. Join Devizes Amnesty Group for actions on the death penalty including campaigning on behalf of Iwao Hakamada, currently awaiting a retrial in Japan after 48 years of imprisonment on death row and in solitary confinement.