Contents tagged with death penalty

  • Council of Europe condemns another death penalty in Belarus

    The Council of Europe has strongly criticized the execution of a criminal for a murder in Belarus.

    "The extreme penalty is a horrible and inhumane punishment that is no longer admissible in Europe," said Yves Cruchten, the General Rapporteur on the abolition of the death penalty of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, on Thursday, March 8th.

    The execution of Kirill Kazachok, 40, is shocking mainly because it took place in October 2017 and the mother of the criminal has only …

  • Head of DPR Zacharchenko wants to introduce death penalty for corruption

    The head of the separatist, self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), Alexander Zakharchenko, said during the broadcast of Donetsk Format TV program, that he plans to introduce the death penalty for corrupt officials.

    "I have been thinking about it and I'm going to do it in the near future. I will toughen laws that deal with corruption and the punishment will be very serious. We will issue an order imposing the death penalty if necessary. More precisely this will be the highest measure …