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The story of death penalty in Mexico
In Mexico, since pre-Columbian times, there were several punishments that, depending on the crime, varied from stoning and hand mutilation to death
Political party exploits femicide for political purposes
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Mexico: death penalty and chemical castration
Mexican lawmakers have proposed the implementation of capital punishment to punish violent crimes
Why toughen the punishments?
The PVEM party proposed to apply the death penalty to kidnappers back in 2005
Dozens of Mexican citizens are sentenced to death in the U.S. and the last thing being demanded is their release or forgiveness; just the certainty that Law has been upheld
Prosecutors filed their formal plan to pursue the death penalty against a Mexican national in the shooting death of a man a day after he allegedly killed four people in Kansas.
Francis said that "the commandment 'do not kill' holds absolute value and applies to both the innocent and the guilty."
Three people were killed and more than 260 wounded when two pressure-cooker bombs packed with shrapnel exploded near the finish line on April 15, 2013.