Death penalty

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Memperingati Hari Anti Hukuman Mati Internasional tanggal 10 Oktober.

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As Indonesia moves to shed its colonial, undemocratic past, its so-called ‘moderate’ death penalty laws — riddled with ambiguity — undermines any move forward.

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Indonesia is changing its approach to the death penalty, but half-measures won’t be enough to stop capital punishment outright.

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India’s trial courts are issuing more death sentences as capital punishment becomes an option for more crimes. But their highest court is pushing back.

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Belarus is an outlier, as the last European state to maintain the death penalty. And, with a recent amendment, they’re doubling down.

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From labour exploitation to torturous conditions in confinement, the rights of foreign workers facing the death penalty in Bahrain are often neglected.

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Capital punishment has fewer practitioners than ever before, but the momentum of the abolitionist movement may be halted by some committed to the death penalty.

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Malaysia’s strict drug trafficking laws see foreign women disproportionately put on death row.

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A messy mix of politics, punishment, religion and tradition result in the death penalty having a secure future in the USA.

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Indonesia’s war on drugs hasn’t worked. Hundreds are on death row, executions are regular and the drug trade carries on.

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Capital punishment remains one of the most divisive issues in global criminal justice. As more countries move to end the death penalty, some are doubling down.

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