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UNITED KINGDOM: 45% OF BRITS WANT TO BRING BACK DEATH PENALTY – 50 YRS AFTER LAST EXECUTION

August 12, 2014: in a poll conducted to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the United Kingdom’s last legal executions, 45 percent of Brits said murderers should face the death penalty.
The YouGov poll of almost 2,000 people showed a significant number would like to see the return of capital punishment. While support for the practice is high, the figures show it fell by 6 percent on 2010 figures, down from 51 percent in a similar poll.
The poll shows opposition to reintroduction is strong (52%) among 18- to 24-year-olds. Overall, 39% were against the death penalty, while 17% were undecided. The strongest support for reintroduction was among United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) voters, the over-60s and those in lower social grades.
Less than half (45%) of those questioned believed executing murderers deterred others from committing murder. But 41% disagreed that it was a deterrent, with the remaining 13% answering they did not know. Slightly more (42%) believed spending life in prison with no possibility of parole was worse than being executed (40%).
Questioned about whether they approved of methods of execution, 51% either strongly approved or tended to approve of lethal injection, 25% of the electric chair, 23% of hanging, 19% by gas chamber, 17% by firing squad, and 9% by beheading. The last two convicted murderers to be executed in Britain were 24-year-old Gwynne Evans and 21-year-old Peter Allen on 13 August 1964. The 1957 Homicide Act removed the automatic death penalty for all murderers. Capital punishment was abolished for five years in the 1965 Murder Act then permanently in 1969. (Sources: theguardian.com, 12/08/2014; Russia Today, 13/08/2014)

KENYA: POLICE OFFICER SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING THREE WHILE IN DRUNKEN STUPOR
KUWAIT: COURT OF CASSATION COMMUTES DEATH SENTENCE
CHINA: TYCOON SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR FORMING A CRIMINAL SYNDICATE WITH TRIAD GANGSTERS
NIGERIA: THREE SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KIDNAPPING LAGOS MONARCH, KILLING PALACE GUARD
GEORGIA (USA): RAY JEFFERSON CROMARTIE EXECUTED
SOMALIA: AL-SHABAAB OPERATIVES SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING SOLDIERS
NIGERIA REINTRODUCES DEATH PENALTY BILL FOR HATE SPEECH THAT INCITES MURDER
VIETNAM: 5 DRUG TRAFFICKERS SENTENCED TO DEATH
INDIA: GOVT COMMUTES DEATH SENTENCE OF BEANT SINGH KILLER TO LIFE
SRI LANKA: MAN CONVICTED FOR POSSESSING DRUGS SENTENCED TO DEATH
IRAN: AUTHORITIES CUT OFF A MAN'S HAND FOR STEALING
SOMALIA: FIVE ISLAMIC STATE AND AL-SHABAAB MILITANTS EXECUTED IN PUBLIC IN PUNTLAND
INDIA: FOUR GET DEATH PENALTY FOR 2008 RAMPUR ATTACK
OHIO (USA): SUPREME COURT ORDERS REVIEW OF FORD’S DEATH SENTENCE IN 2013 SLEDGEHAMMER KILLINGS
IRAN: OFFICIAL SAYS 15,000 EXECUTED FOR DRUG OFFENSES SINCE 1979
PAKISTAN: KARACHI COURT SENTENCES MUGGER TO DEATH FOR KILLING INSPECTOR
SRI LANKA: PRESIDENT SIRISENA GRANTS PARDON TO ROYAL PARK MURDER CONVICT ON DEATH ROW
SRI LANKA: DEATH SENTENCE IMPOSED ON JULAMPITIYE AMARE
INDIA: BOMBAY HC COMMUTES DEATH PENALTY OF TWO YOUNG MEN IN BHANDARA ROBBERY AND MURDER CASE
MALAYSIA: DEATH SENTENCE FOR TWO WOMEN IN PENANG FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
INDIA: SC RECONFIRMS DEATH PENALTY FOR CONVICT
SRI LANKA: ACCUSED SENTENCED TO DEATH OVER MURDER
CHINA SENTENCES 9 IN FENTANYL TRAFFICKING CASE AFTER US TIP
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: CONSTITUTIONAL COURT ABOLISHES DEATH SENTENCE IN REPUBLIKA SRPSKA
TEXAS (USA): JUSTEN HALL EXECUTED
KUWAIT: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING WIFE
BANGLADESH: SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS DEATH SENTENCE OF JAMAAT LEADER
SOUTH DAKOTA (USA): CHARLES RUSSELL RHINES EXECUTED
NIGERIA: KANO GOVT APPROVES DEATH PENALTY FOR KIDNAPPERS
LEBANON: UBER DRIVER SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDER OF UK WOMAN

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