33 countries and territories enforce the death penalty for drug crimes, including many of our regional neighbours.
October 10 is the World Day Against the Death Penalty. This year the theme is ending the death penalty for drug crimes. Julian McMahon is an Australian barrister who has worked on death row cases in the Asian region, and Ursula Noye is Vice-President of Reprieve Australia, an NGO fighting the death penalty around the world.
Wallace Chapman talks with Julian McMahon and Ursula Noye about the use of the death penalty for drug offences in the Asia Pacific region and internationally.