abolition of the death penalty

скасування смертної кари

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  • Murder (Abolition of the Death Penalty) Act 1965 — Under English law, the Murder (Abolition of the Death Penalty) Act 1965 is a statute abolishing the death penalty for murder in the United Kingdom. The Act replaces the penalty of death with a mandatory sentence of life imprisonment.The Act was… …   Wikipedia

  • National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty — The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (NCADP) is a large organization dedicated to the abolition of the death penalty in the United States. Founded in 1976 (the same year the death penalty was reinstated by the Supreme Court of the… …   Wikipedia

  • UN moratorium on the death penalty — The UN Moratorium on the Death Penalty was an Italian proposal supported by several countries and NGOs before the General Assembly of the United Nations. It calls for general suspension (not abolition) of death penalty throughout the world.… …   Wikipedia

  • death penalty — The extreme penalty for the commission of a crime, to be executed within the manner provided by statute, such as hanging, electrocution, or asphyxiation by gas. There is a definite legislative trend toward the abolition of the death penalty,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Death Penalty on Trial — ▪ 2003 by Andrew Rutherford       Along with the report in 2002 that the number of executions carried out worldwide in 2001 3,048 was more than double the 1,457 known to have taken place in 2000 came the news that more than 90% of them had… …   Universalium

  • Death Penalty — Weltkarte des Todesstrafen Status aller Länder Blau: Todesstrafe ohne Ausnahme abgeschafft. Hellblau: Todesstrafe im Kriegsrecht. Khaki: Seit mindestens 10 Jahren keine Anwendung. Orange: Anwendung nur gegen Erwachsene …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Death Penalty Focus — Founded in 1988, Death Penalty Focus is a non profit organization dedicated to the abolition of capital punishment through grassroots organizing, research, and the dissemination of information about the death penalty and its alternatives.[1] With …   Wikipedia

  • death penalty — noun putting a condemned person to death • Syn: ↑execution, ↑executing, ↑capital punishment • Derivationally related forms: ↑execute (for: ↑executing), ↑executioner ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Malaysians Against Death Penalty & Torture (MADPET) — is a movement for the abolition of the death penalty and torture. MADPET has been involved in other human rights causes including fighting for freedom of expression and against the abuse of power police and other law enforcement officials. MADPET …   Wikipedia

  • Murder (Abolition of Death Penalty) Act 1965 — Murder (Abolition of Death Penalty) Act 1965[1] Parliament of the United Kingdom Statute book chapter 1965 c. 71 Date …   Wikipedia

  • Capital Punishment (Death Penalty) —     Capital Punishment     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Capital Punishment     The infliction by due legal process of the penalty of death as a punishment for crime.     The Latins use the word capitalis (from caput, head) to describe that which… …   Catholic encyclopedia


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