Central African Republic’s Parliament Votes to Abolish Death Penalty

The Central African Republic’s parliament voted on Friday to abolish the death penalty.

The National Assembly passed the bill by vocal approval without ballot.

The bill needs the approval of President Faustin-Archange Touadera to become law.

The African country last executed a prisoner in 1981 despite retaining the capital punishment in law.

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