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05. Criminal Justice System
05. Intentional Homicide (Males prosecuted)
"INTENTIONAL HOMICIDE (MALES PROSECUTED)" means the total number of alleged Male offenders against whom prosecution for Intentional Homicide commenced in the reporting year. Alleged Male offenders may be prosecuted by the public prosecutor or the law enforcement agency responsible for prosecution, at the national level, irrespective of the case-ending decision.
"INTENTIONAL HOMICIDE" (ICCS 0101) is defined as "Unlawful death inflicted upon a person with the intent to cause death or serious injury".
INCLUSIONS: Murder; honour killing; serious assault leading to death; death as a result of terrorist activities; dowry-related killings; femicide; infanticide; voluntary manslaughter; extrajudicial killings; killings caused by excessive use of force by law enforcement/state officials.
EXCLUSIONS: Death due to legal interventions; justifiable homicide in self-defence; attempted intentional homicide (0102); homicide without the element of intent is non-intentional homicide (0103); non-negligent or involuntary manslaughter (01031); assisting suicide or instigating suicide (0104); illegal feticide (0106); euthanasia (0105).
[Sources: United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS) 2016;
International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS), UNODC, Mar 2015, p.33. Web: https://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/statistics/crime/ICCS/ICCS_English_2016_web.pdf]


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Argentina------ 
Bahamas201079 
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Belize------ 
Bolivia2009140 
Brazil------ 
Canada2013222 
Chile2010757 
Colombia20143,285 
Costa Rica------ 
Dominica------ 
Dominican Republic------ 
Ecuador------ 
El Salvador20144,027 
Grenada20105 
Guatemala20144,438 
Guyana201278 
Haiti------ 
Honduras20141,821 
Jamaica------ 
Mexico20139,888 
Nicaragua------ 
Panama2014413 
Paraguay2014492 
Peru------ 
Saint Kitts and Nevis------ 
Saint Lucia------ 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines------ 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago2014100 
United States------ 
Uruguay------ 
Venezuela------ 
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