Jason Kerwin writes:
You mentioned checking out the Wikipedia article on homicide rates in this recent post, which prompted me to finally put up a blog post about trying to track down the source for those rates, nominally the UN Office on Drugs and Crime. I thought you might be interested, as some of it is right up your alley:
It looks like the homicide data attributed to the WHO (which means many of the poorer countries on the list) is questionable.
I don’t know anything about this, but those of you who are interested can follow up if you’d like.