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capital punishment [ imenica ]
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Punishment by death. Capital punishment is retained in countries and territories (1990), including the US (states), China, and Islamic countries. It was abolished in the UK 19for all crimes except treason. Methods of execution include electrocution, lethal gas, hanging, shooting, lethal injection, garrotting, and decapitation.
The reduction in the number of capital offenses in Britain in the 19th century followed campaigns from 18onward by Samuel Romilly (1757–181and others. Several acts were passed, each reducing the number of crimes liable to this penalty. From 18it was rarely used except for murder.
In Saudi Arabia execution is by beheading in public. In the first four months of 19there were such executions, up from in 199Nearly 7of those executed were foreigners.
The first state to abolish capital punishment was Michigan 1847.
Countries that have abolished the death penalty fall into three categories: those that have abolished it for all crimes (countries); those that retain it only for exceptional crimes such as war crimes (countries); and those that retain the death penalty for ordinary crimes but have not executed anyone since 19(countries and territories). The first country in Europe to abolish the death penalty was Portugal 186In the US, the Supreme Court declared capital punishment unconstitutional 19(as a cruel and unusual punishment) but decided 19that this was not so in all circumstances. It was therefore reintroduced in some states, and in 19there were over 2,0prisoners on death row (awaiting execution) in the US.
Many countries use capital punishment for crimes other than murder, such as drug offenses (Malaysia and elsewhere). There were 1,5executions in China 1983–8and in the USSR 1985–8although the true figure may be higher in both cases. After the fall of communism, Czechoslovakia and Hungary abolished the death penalty 199In June 199South Africa's highest court abolished the death penalty. During the apartheid era, hundreds of people had been executed there each year by hanging, and over 1,5death sentences were passed 1978–1987.
The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 19ruled out imposition of the death penalty on those under the age of 1The covenant was signed by President Carter on behalf of the US, but in 19the US Supreme Court decided that it could be imposed from the age of for murder, and that the mentally retarded could also face the death penalty.

death penalty [ imenica ]
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Another name for capital punishment.

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