Monday, March 16, 2009

Updated Thai Death Penalty Figures

Total Number Condemned to Death: 754 persons

All legal process completed: 91 persons
Cases still under Appeal: 428 persons
Cases under review by Supreme Court: 235 persons
New death sentences handed down in 2008: 57 persons (approximate figure)

Total number of cases of condemnation by Court of First Instance, Appeals Court, and Supreme Court in the year 2008: 232 persons

Source: Government source, spokesperson for Bang Kwang prison management: 11th March 2009