Capital punishment

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Jul 20th, 2013
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Tosin Adeonigbabe, IndepthArica Nigerian  authorities has stated it’s under pressure from the global community to approve and sign the Gay and lesbian Rights Bill into law in Nigeria. Nigeria Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Olugbenga Ashiru, mentioned that in Abuja on Friday in an inter...
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May 3rd, 2013
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Ethiopia is prepared to start a genocide against its LGBT citizens, according to a religious group affiliated with the government of the African nation. Details follow. According to GayStarNews: Government officials, religious leaders, leading heath professionals, charities and members of the public ...
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Mar 21st, 2013
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A lack of qualified swordsmen may relegate the barbaric Saudi practice of public beheadings to the historical ash heap, although such a change is unlikely to slow down the swelling numbers of people being put to death in the Saudi Kingdom. Saudi Arabia’s Sharia-based judicial system has long consider...
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Dec 9th, 2012
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By: Arab News, Khalid Alnowaiser I realize that this is another very sensitive subject, but I would like to make two important points in order to dispel any confusion or misunderstanding. When I discuss a matter having religious implications, I do not mean to criticize the divine Islamic religion its...
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Sep 15th, 2012
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(Reuters) – Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh has placed a moratorium on the execution of the remaining 38 prisoners on death row in the west African state following appeals from regional leaders, the government said in a statement late on Friday. Gambia announced last month it had executed...
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Sep 15th, 2012
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By Elizabeth Ashamu and David Deng When the Republic of South Sudan declared independence in July 2011, it joined the ranks of a small handful of African countries that continue to carry out judicial executions. On August 21, two men were hanged to death in Juba Central Prison. A total of at least ei...
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Aug 25th, 2012
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Amnesty International yesterday said that Gambia had executed nine death row prisoners, after President Yahya Jammeh vowed to carry out all death sentences by mid-September. “Amnesty International has received credible reports that nine persons were executed last night (Thursday) in Gambia and ...
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May 24th, 2012
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A Tunisian military prosecutor demanded on Wednesday that the death penalty be imposed in absentia on ousted president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali over his alleged role in the deaths of protesters in the towns where the Arab Spring began. Ben Ali, who fled to Saudi Arabia as protests swept Tunisa on Janu...
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Feb 22nd, 2012
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I’d like to offer a simple proposal that, if enacted, could generate a great deal of a most precious resource: moral clarity. It concerns the death penalty. Opponents of capital punishment for murderers argue that the state has no right to take a murderer’s life. Apparently, one fact that abolitionis...
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Feb 16th, 2012
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By Dominic Ogbonna “Are blacks (African Americans) genetically predisposed to addiction to narcotics? How is that once they start taking drugs, it spirals out of control- while many White celebs are still able to do drugs and “function.”?” Well, before  Whitney Houston, the la...