In 2003 in Canada, 27 years after the country abolished the death penalty the murder rate had fallen by 44 per cent since 1975, when capital punishment … China plans to test all the residents of the city of Qingdao for coronavirus in five days after a handful of new infections. ‘Matters of Judgment’ was conducted by Project 39A (National Law University, Delhi, India) and ‘The Death Penalty Regime in Bangladesh: Exploring Perspectives of Former Judges’ by Dr Muhammad Mahbubur Rahman of The Faculty of Law at the University of Dhaka (Bangladesh) for the Bangladesh Institute of … Ruma Paul. Per Amnesty International's 2017 death penalty annual report, "Amnesty International recorded at least 993 executions in 23 countries in 2017, down by 4% from 2016 (1,032 executions) and 39% from 2015 (when the organization reported 1,634 executions, the highest number since 1989)." Bangladesh approves death penalty for rapists. In 2004 in the USA, the average murder rate for states that used the death penalty was 5.71 per 100,000 of the population as against 4.02 per 100,000 in states that did not use it. Bangladesh weighs death penalty for rapists as protests flare. ... Did this story inform or enhance your perspective on … Kazakhstan has abolished the death penalty, making permanent a nearly 20-year freeze on capital punishment in the Central Asian country, according to a notice on the presidential website. The law is not a problem but the main obstacles are in a system that makes justice impossible, prolonged and favorable to influential criminals,” Nina Goswami, a Supreme Court lawyer and senior deputy director of ASK, told UCA … This week, in collaboration with Project 39A of the National Law University (Delhi), we will be travelling to Delhi and Bangalore with Professor Carolyn Hoyle (University of Oxford) and Dr. Mahbubur Rahman (University of Dhaka) to present at a series on events on capital sentencing practices and judicial attitudes towards the death penalty in India and Bangladesh. This week's protests have prompted the government to consider introducing the death penalty for offenders, with the cabinet set to receive a proposal for urgent amendments on Monday. Lahore Herald - latest breaking news about Pakistan, world, sports, cricket, business, education, lifestyle, coronavirus; perspective & guest blog | Stay Updated 24 x 7 The Abolition of the Mandatory Death Penalty in India and Bangladesh: A Comparative Commonwealth Perspective Andrew Novak Across the Commonwealth, the mandatory death penalty is in decline in favor of a capital sentencing regime that delegates sentencing discretion to a trial judge. But will this change its culture of impunity? The major limitation is the time-line to prepare a vast area like , A Critique on Death Penalty: Bangladesh Perspective: A Study, but I tried my best within the given period to complete this study, for the partial fulfillment of … … “The death penalty is not acceptable from a human rights perspective. 2020: Rampant sexual violence bedevils Bangladesh amid pandemic despite death penalty for rape Kazi Nafia Rahman, Published: 31 Dec 2020 01:28 AM BdST Updated: 31 Dec 2020 03:25 AM BdST And in Australia, a parliamentary inquiry into the destruction of ancient … Bangladesh is to introduce the death penalty for rape after days of protests over a rise in violent attacks on women and girls.