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Assam man on death row fasts to end capital punishment - Indian Express

Assam man on death row fasts to end capital punishment - Indian Express | Capital Punishment debate | Scoop.it

Assam man on death row fasts to end capital punishmentIndian ExpressWaiting for a hangman for over 17 years now since the Sessions Judge of Kamrup awarded him a death penalty — and one that was subsequently upheld by the Gauhati High Court and the...


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Iran escalates use of capital punishment | World news | guardian.co.uk

Iran escalates use of capital punishment | World news | guardian.co.uk | Capital Punishment debate | Scoop.it

Two people a day executed by Islamic regime in first half of 2011...


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India must do away with the death penalty

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Seema Sengupta: As Mumbai gunman Ajmal Kasab was hanged this week, few shed tears.
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Iran criticised over capital punishment ‘killing spree’ | 4WardEver Campaign UK

Iran criticised over capital punishment ‘killing spree’ | 4WardEver Campaign UK | Capital Punishment debate | Scoop.it

Iran has escalated its use of the capital punishment to what has been called “a killing spree of staggering proportions” in an effort to contain drug-related crimes amid concerns about the west’s continuing support for the regime’s anti-narcotics campaign, according to a report.


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Plea moved for abolishing capital punishment from Pakistan

A petition was moved on Monday in the Supreme Court’s Lahore Registry pleading it to take up the earlier moved petition for abolishing death penalty from the country, DawnNews reported. The petition was filed by Barrister Zafarullah representing ‘Watan party’. Referring to the Constitution, the petitioner contended that the right to life was a natural right embodied in Article 9, whereas unnatural termination of life was incompatible and inconsistent with the concept of “right to life”.


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Pakistan: Execution Ends Moratorium on Death Penalty | Human ...

(New York) – The Pakistani government should reinstate its moratorium on the death penalty following its troubling return to the dwindling ranks of countries imposing capital punishment. On November 15, 2012, military ...
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