Thailands 1st excecution since 2009

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Thailands 1st excecution since 2009

Post by phuketrichard » Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:08 pm

Does Cambodian have the death penalty?
So Thailand’s first execution in nine years is sparking public debate on the death penalty, which retains strong support among most Thais despite concerns raised by academics and activists about human rights violations and its effectiveness as a deterrent.

The question of whether Thailand should abolish capital punishment for good erupted once again yesterday after the Corrections Department on Monday executed a convict for the first time since 2009. Human rights organisations harshly condemned Thailand’s resumption of executions, while others leapt to the defence of the authorities, insisting the punishment helped prevent serious crimes.

Thirasak, a 26-year-old convicted of premeditated murder, was the first prisoner to be killed by lethal injection since August 24, 2009.

A poll created by celebrated Thai Facebook fanpage “Drama Addict” also showed mass public support for the execution of criminals, with 96 per cent of 78,000 online voters approving the continuous enforcement of death sentences. ... since-2009

I'm all for the death penalty for certain crimes.

First degree murder
Rape and murder of a child or adult
Murder in commission of a robbery or another crime
Serial killers
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Re: Thailands 1st excecution since 2009

Post by hanno » Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:18 pm

phuketrichard wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:08 pm
Does Cambodian have the death penalty?
Nope, though that might change once the Chinese fully own the KoW.
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Re: Thailands 1st excecution since 2009

Post by yong » Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:56 pm

Singapore where I come from is haven for execution
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Re: Thailands 1st excecution since 2009

Post by John Bingham » Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:45 pm

I recall quite a few protestors being executed by snipers in Bangkok in 2010, and dozens of Cambodians being executed by the Thai Border Police in the past few years, so I'm not so sure about this "since 2009" thing.
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