Tag: capital punishment

If Duterte Were Prime Minister in a Parliamentary System – Reinstating The Death Penalty Would Not Have Been Delayed

The phrase narco-terrorism has often been used on these pages to describe the blood soaked culture surrounding the dangerous drug shabu in The Philippines. The fact that shabu has led to mass murder, child rape, people being burnt alive, beheadings and now the gang rape, throat slitting and skinning alive […]

The EU Should Consider Revising Its Opposition to Capital Punishment in Light of “Daesh Flight” From Iraq and Syria

At present, the European Union unilaterally prohibits capital punishment in its member states. This remains the elephant in the room in discussions regarding European nationals who have illegally travelled to Syria and Iraq in order to fight in the ranks of the terror group Daesh (aka ISIS). Now that Daesh […]

The Tragic Assassination of Gdańsk Mayor Paweł Adamowicz Should Lead to Stronger Sentences Against Criminals in Europe

Much of Europe remains in shock after Gdańsk Mayor Paweł Adamowicz was stabbed to death whilst on stage at a Christmas concert. While some have attempted to paint Adamowicz’s assassination as politically motivated, these claims are not supported by the evidence that the wider world is privy to. After somehow managing to enter […]

The Philippines Should Join Fellow ASEAN Members in Making Drug Crimes Liable For Capital Punishment

Within the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), the following countries allow for capital punishment for those convicted of drug related criminal acts: Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Myanmar, Laos and Brunei. This means that of all the members of ASEAN, only Cambodia and The Philippines currently do not […]

Rodrigo Duterte’s Support For Capital Punishment Makes Him a Leader in The Global Fightback Against Pro-Criminal Liberalism

Capital punishment (the death penalty) may well be making a comeback as both ordinary people and political leaders grow tired of the excesses inherent in prioritising the “rights” of criminals over those of law abiding members of society. For developing countries in particular, the issue is becoming a major sticking […]

As Liberalism Declines Across the World, the Death Penalty is Gaining Popularity Across Continents

The global decline in the popularity of liberalism in its various forms has led to a renewed debate on the restoration and expansion of the death penalty in countries where it has been abolished or severely restricted. The growing epidemic of child rape in India has led authorities to consider […]