The death penalty.



As of July 2015, 101 countries have abolished the death penalty for all crimes.

In 2014, at least 22 countries around the world carried out executions.

In 2014, at least 2,466 people were sentenced to death worldwide - up 28% on 2013.


Today we are going to do a debate club. 4 groups, 2 for the death penalty and 2 against. Below you will find arguments for both sides, you have to read both your own and the ones belonging to your opponants, so you have a chance to argue against them. pro%20contra.htm

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Number of executions worldwide 2016