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AI hopes for wide debate in Taiwan on death penalty

April 7, 2010

The AI spokeswoman added that “there are also many relatives or families of victims who oppose the death penalty and do not want judicial killings in their name.”

Rife also observed that public opinion in most Asian countries have an expectation that the perpetrator of a murder or other grave crime shows remorse.

“The execution of a perpetrator would take away any such opportunity,” she noted.

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