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UN human rights

UN rights boss welcomes Biden stance against death penalty
World

UN rights boss welcomes Biden stance against death penalty

  • I welcome the pledge by the new US Administration to work towards ending the death penalty, both at federal and state level.
  • Deterrence is often an argument of those who oppose its abolition. However, there is no evidence that it deters crime more effectively than any other punishment.
Published 23 Feb, 2021 07:59pm