Tag: death penalty

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 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 […]

Julian Assange’s Lawyer Correct to Reject Ecuador’s “Trap Door Deal”

Yesterday, Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno revealed that his country and the United Kingdom had reached an agreement whereby upon Julian Assange’s hypothetical exit from London’s Ecuadorian Embassy (where he has lived as a de-facto prisoner since 2012) Assange would not face extradition to a country that might execute him. Initially, […]

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 […]