Malaysia is getting set to abolish capital punishment

The country’s new government declared it will move on to deliver their campaign promise of abolishing the death penalty and terminate more than 1200 pending executions. Capital punishment is assigned to crimes of murder, drug trafficking, treason, kidnapping and acts of terror. Human rights groups praised the decision and stated the move will be a commendable achievement and a good example for other Asian countries in the region that still impose this primitive practice.

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Malaysia is getting set to abolish capital punishment

The country’s new government declared it will move on to deliver their campaign promise of abolishing the death penalty and terminate more than 1200 pending executions. Capital punishment is assigned to crimes of murder, drug trafficking, treason, kidnapping and acts of terror. Human rights groups praised the decision and stated the move will be a commendable achievement and a good example for other Asian countries in the region that still impose this primitive practice.

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