Since 1999, the executions of drug smugglers have become more common in Indonesia, Iran, China and Pakistan. In March 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump proposed executing drug traffickers to fight his country’s opioid epidemic. 32 countries impose the death penalty for drug smuggling. Seven of these countries (China, Indonesia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore) routinely execute drug offenders. Asia and the Middle East’s tough approach contrasts with many Western countries who have legalized cannabis in recent years (selling cannabis in Saudi Arabia is punished by beheading).
The death penalty is a completely unnecessary and unjust form of “justice”. Why is it legal for a government body to commit murder onto a person who has committed a crime against that government? This scenario is no different than gang violence reacting to one of their members being killed by a rival gang member.
Stiffer sentences potentially, with bracelet and probation aftercare.
Victim impact education possibly. Relocation programs perhaps, think victim protection almost and education and rehabilitation programs, funding.
Education, therapy, treatment should be the main; rehabilitate, dont exacerbate. These are human beings not animals. Treat them as such.
Focus should be on rehabilitation and investment.
Yes, as long as they are given a fair trial; and, pharmaceutical companies, and all civil and governmental agencies involved in illegal and legal drugs are also categorically defined as "drug traffickers" and "drug dealers".
No, I don't trust the government to decide use of capital punishment. There's simply too many things that could go wrong, especially considering that many death row inmates are actually innocent/potentially falsely convicted. Life in prison instead, and let's decriminalize drugs/even potentially legalize them like Portugal so that nobody dies from tainted drugs in the first place.
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