Cover of: Capital punishment | Noah Berlatsky

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Table of Contents

French juries should not impose the death penalty for even heinous crimes -- Robert Badinter
Europe is hypocritical to oppose the death penalty but not abortion -- John Jalsevac
Thailand's death penalty contradicts Buddhist morality -- Danthong Breen
The morality of the death penalty in India is unclear -- Vir Sanghvi
Judaism supports the death penalty -- Steven Plaut
In the Caribbean, citizens want the death penalty carried out -- Darcus Howe
In China, capital punishment is popular for traditional reasons -- Virgil K.Y. Ho
In Indonesia, the popularity of the death penalty makes abolition unlikely -- Community of Sant'Egidio
Governments with popular support are more likely to abolish the death penalty -- Carsten Anckar
Positive death penalty attitudes may affect decisions on non-capital sentencing -- Stuart J. McKelvie
Iran must stop executing children -- Human Rights Watch
Saudi Arabia's death penalty process is arbitrary and unjust -- Christoph Wilcke
The death penalty in the Palestinian Territories is unconstitutional and unjust -- Palestinian Centre for Human Rights
Japan's death penalty process is shrouded in secrecy -- Charles Lane
Singapore's mandatory death penalty is unjust -- South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre
Reforms may make China's death penalty process more just -- Hong Lu, -- Terance D. Miethe
In Russia, a death penalty moratorium may lead to abolition -- Victoria Sergeyeva, -- Kester Kenn Klomegah
Extradition treaties have restricted the use of the death penalty -- William A. Schabas
Ukraine abolished the death penalty because of pressure from Europe -- Sangmin Bae
The European Union exerts pressure on the United States to abolish the death penalty -- European Union Insight
The United States violated international law in executing Mexican nationals -- Kate Randall
Australia should work harder against the death penalty -- Michael Fullilove
The Philippines must do more to help its nationals who face execution abroad -- Aubrey S. C. Makilan.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Global viewpoints, Global viewpoints


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HV8694 .C2845 2010

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237 p. :
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0737746637, 0737746645
9780737746631, 9780737746648
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