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Executions, new death sentences in US continue to fall

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Executions and new death sentences dropped to their lowest numbers in decades in 2014, an anti-death penalty group said in a new report.

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Death penalty: Let people decide—Sotto

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Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto said he would withdraw his proposal to revive the death penalty in the country if majority of Filipinos would say that they are against it.

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

US judge: Boy, 14, shouldn’t have been executed

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More than 70 years after the state of South Carolina sent a 14-year-old black boy to the electric chair after the killings of two white girls in a segregated mill town, a judge threw out his conviction, saying the state committed a great injustice.

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pope Francis visit makes revival of death penalty unlikely – Santiago

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With the imminent visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines, the proposal to revive the death penalty, at least for big-time drug traffickers, is unlikely to get off the ground, according to Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago.

Posted: December 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bilibid raid revives call for death penalty

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Sen. Vicente Sotto III is proposing a return of the death penalty for “high-level drug traffickers” to prevent the country being turned into a hub for the trade in illegal substances.

Posted: December 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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