How the death penalty is applied in Southeast Asian countries

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How the death penalty is applied in Southeast Asian countries

Post by Kung-fu Hillbilly » Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:55 pm

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By A. Azim Idris
11th October 2018

THE Malaysian government’s announcement on its decision to abolish the death penalty for all crimes has given a ray of hope for anti-capital punishment campaigners in the region.

"Yesterday, the country’s defacto Law Minister, Datuk Liew Vui Keong said Cabinet has decided to come up with a bill to be tabled in the next parliament sitting which begins on Oct 15. This came after the country announced a moratorium on executions in July 2018."

Singapore
"Singapore doubled its number of executions last year, from four to eight, compared to 2016, all of which were for drug-related offences, according to Amnesty."

Brunei
"Although hanging is a recognised form of punishment in Brunei, the small country is largely abolitionist in nature when it comes to the death sentence."

"Crime punishable by death include murder, terrorism, drug trafficking, abetting suicide, arson, kidnapping, treason, mutiny, and perjury, but no known executions have occurred in Brunei since 1957."

Vietnam
"Vietnam is largely retentionist with regards to capital punishment. For many years, the method of execution was shooting by firing squad, according to a Cornell Law School database. Previous reports said tn the past, a deathrow inmate is tied to a wooden post and has his mouth stuffed with lemons before being shot by a firing squad of five to seven people. After the firing, an office would use a pistol to shoot the condemned in the ear."

Philippines
"Last year the Filipino government made move to revive the death penalty sets the country on a “dangerous path in flagrant violation” of its international legal obligations, according to Amnesty.

The draft law was passed amid over 8,000 deaths since Duterte was sworn into office in June 2016, many through extrajudicial executions in the country’s “drug war”.

Thailand
"After a nine-year moratorium, Thai authorities executed a 26-year-old man by lethal injection on June 18, 2018, the country’s first execution since August 2009"

"According to the Corrections Department, as of April, there were 517 prisoners (415 men and 102 women) on death row in Thailand. Most were convicted of drug-related offenses, HRW pointed out."

Indonesia
"Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo last year pointed out that a private opinion poll from 2015 showed 85 percent of Indonesians support the death penalty for drug traffickers."

"In Indonesia, death-sentenced inmates are executed by firing squad and only learns of their impending execution 72 hours in advance."

Full Article https://asiancorrespondent.com/2018/10/ ... countries/
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Re: How the death penalty is applied in Southeast Asian countries

Post by Duncan » Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:20 pm

Quote.

THE Malaysian government’s announcement on its decision to abolish the death penalty for all crimes has given a ray of hope for anti-capital punishment campaigners in the region.

"Yesterday, the country’s defacto Law Minister, Datuk Liew Vui Keong said Cabinet has decided to come up with a bill to be tabled in the next parliament sitting which begins on Oct 15. This came after the country announced a moratorium on executions in July 2018."

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Very welcoming news to me. I visit a Cambodian girl every 6 months who has been on death row in Malaysia for the last 7 years . She is just one of several that were tricked by a Nigerian, in Cambodia , into bringing back clothes to sell at a market . All were convicted in identical circumstances, drugs in the lining of the suitcase.
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.
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Re: How the death penalty is applied in Southeast Asian countries

Post by prahocalypse now » Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:42 pm

Kung-fu Hillbilly wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:55 pm

... Previous reports said tn the past, a deathrow inmate is tied to a wooden post and has his mouth stuffed with lemons before being shot by a firing squad of five to seven people. After the firing, an office would use a pistol to shoot the condemned in the ear."
What happens to the lemons after the execution is completed?
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Re: How the death penalty is applied in Southeast Asian countries

Post by Kung-fu Hillbilly » Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:51 pm

prahocalypse now wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:42 pm
Kung-fu Hillbilly wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:55 pm

... Previous reports said tn the past, a deathrow inmate is tied to a wooden post and has his mouth stuffed with lemons before being shot by a firing squad of five to seven people. After the firing, an office would use a pistol to shoot the condemned in the ear."
What happens to the lemons after the execution is completed?
The executioners sit around drinking gin with a twist while congratulating themselves on a rather splendid execution.
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Re: How the death penalty is applied in Southeast Asian countries

Post by prahocalypse now » Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:17 pm

Kung-fu Hillbilly wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:51 pm
prahocalypse now wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:42 pm
Kung-fu Hillbilly wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:55 pm

... Previous reports said tn the past, a deathrow inmate is tied to a wooden post and has his mouth stuffed with lemons before being shot by a firing squad of five to seven people. After the firing, an office would use a pistol to shoot the condemned in the ear."
What happens to the lemons after the execution is completed?
The executioners sit around drinking gin with a twist while congratulating themselves on a rather splendid execution.
You make it sound like they are British.
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Re: How the death penalty is applied in Southeast Asian countries

Post by Beerinthemorning » Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:27 pm

Kung-fu Hillbilly wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:51 pm
prahocalypse now wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:42 pm
Kung-fu Hillbilly wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:55 pm

... Previous reports said tn the past, a deathrow inmate is tied to a wooden post and has his mouth stuffed with lemons before being shot by a firing squad of five to seven people. After the firing, an office would use a pistol to shoot the condemned in the ear."
What happens to the lemons after the execution is completed?
The executioners sit around drinking gin with a twist while congratulating themselves on a rather splendid execution.
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Re: How the death penalty is applied in Southeast Asian countries

Post by Sidewalker » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:37 pm

If I was 20-30yo and I had to choose between dead penalty or the rest of my live in a Asian prison, I would say: kill me.
There are people who cannot imagine that there are other ways of life than their own life. :facepalm:
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Re: How the death penalty is applied in Southeast Asian countries

Post by Duncan » Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:58 am

Sidewalker wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:37 pm
If I was 20-30yo and I had to choose between dead penalty or the rest of my live in a Asian prison, I would say: kill me.


Do you think a person that is not capable of making decisions about committing a crime,,,, that involves such penalty's as the death sentence, is capable of choosing whether they should be in prison for the rest of their life or have the death penalty. ? No-matter what you say or think, decisions are made for you once you are in the system.
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
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Re: How the death penalty is applied in Southeast Asian countries

Post by Cruisemonkey » Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:04 am

Brunei -
Death penalty for abetting suicide.
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You could be next.
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