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Death Penalty in Indonesia and the United States

  1. fundatech

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    The United States has a population of 319 million and in 2014 conducted 30 executions and in 2013 conducted 31 executions.

    Indonesia has a population of 256 million and in 2014 conducted no executions and in 2013 conducted 4 executions.

    Indonesia appears to have a more enlightened view of capital punishment than the United States.

    I wonder if this is due to the moderating influence of Islam.

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