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The Petition is adopted as amended as follows:
Paragraph four: In 2006, ninety ... United States of America, replace with: According to the 2007 statistics from Amnesty International, the top five nations known to carry out executions were China (470), Iran (317), Saudi Arabia (143), Pakistan (135), and the United States of America (42). Some of the nations often use the death penalty as a method of political repression to eliminate political opponents.
Paragraph four: The death penalty ... political opponents.