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Countries that allow the death penalty.

—via sirmitchell:

The execution of Troy Davis really irked me. If you haven’t kept up with it, give it a couple minutes of your time. The United States has executed yet another man who may very well have been innocent, and I can’t help but feel embarrassment & sorrow. Too many people have been found innocent after being put to death for me to be ok with capitol punishment. It’s tragic to say the least. 

I wanted to see what other countries still participate in this shameful act, only to find we are in the company of some unsavory places. In case you geography skills are as poor as mine, the countries marked in red include: China, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, Cuba, Libya, Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq, & Syria, among others. 

Only one country in all of Europe practices it and that is Belarus.  

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    what is written here. However...still believe that one day these countries will abolish...
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    Well, we haven’t had the death penalty for a long time, but we have had some very noteworthy miscarriages of justice in...
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    lol no you goof it’s to op~~ shit is gettin real in the usa hows new zilland
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    Among other issues I have with capitol punishment, I don’t like the company we are keeping here…
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    Sadly, I do know someone who supports this. They believe the death penalty is a good thing. I will express their point...
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