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Explainer: Misconceptions About Death Penalty in the Philippines

The death penalty isn’t just your ordinary type of a punishment. Nor is it just like other categories of punishments where both a convicted offender of a heinous crime and the State as the punisher feel an exonerative satisfaction of the punishment for the crime committed. Rather, it is a prick of conscience and a lifelong moral burden to the doer of the action delegated by the conscienceless State. Continue reading

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Philippines to Reinstate Death Penalty, A Quick-Fix Measure?

President Rodrigo Duterte may not be too harsh to insinuate that the reborn of the death penalty in the Philippines is ticking under the pretext of his administration’s “war on drugs”. Continue reading

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