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  • The court restored capital punishment in 1976, but in doing so, it ruled that those who sentenced people to death must be able to consider ‚Äúcompassionate or mitigating factors stemming from the diverse frailties of humankind.

  • There have been thousands of murders in Ohio since our capital punishment law was enacted in 1981, but only 53 executions.

  • Prime News, Nation, New Delhi, July 18:- Opposition Vice-president Nominee Gopal Gandhi justified his efforts to save Yakub Menon saying that the practice of capital punishment was medieval and wrong.

  • Why some audiences could do with understanding a little more, and condemning a little less.

  • Soon after filing his nomination papers for the post of vice-president on Tuesday, Opposition-backed candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi declared himself as a citizens' candidate, saying he represented the people and not any political party.

  • Gopalkrishna Gandhi, who filed his nomination on Tuesday as the vice presidential candidate of 18 opposition parties, said he believes death penalty belongs to the medieval ages and it's wrong.

  • Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.

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  • New Delhi: Opposition vice-presidential candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi on Tuesday justified his efforts to save Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon from the gallows, saying the practice of capital punishment was medieval and wrong.

  • Indonesia is one of 33 countries around that world that still use capital punishment for drug-related offences.