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China remains world’s biggest executioner: Amnesty

BEIJING: China executed more people in 2016 than all other nations combined, Amnesty International said Tuesday, even as death penalties in the world decreased overall.  The human rights organisation estimates the Asian giant alone killed "thousands" of people, a figure based on examinations of court records and news reports. All other countries together executed at least 1,032 people last year -- a decline of 37 percent compared to 2015. Of those, 87 percent took place in just four countries – Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq…