3463Abolishing the death penalty
- Jun 1, 2006This is a welome move, IMO, given the state of our justice system
where abuse and corruption is still considerably common. This will
also help in our cause each time our government try to get a
reprieve/stay/commutation for death row convicts in other countries.
Senate to rush approval of death penalty abolition
THE Senate will rush the approval of the bill seeking the abolition of
the death penalty in the Philippines, Senator Joker Arroyo said on
Arroyo, who chairs the committee on justice and human rights, said he
would sponsor the bill for plenary debates in the afternoon. He said
he was optimistic it would be approved before Congress adjourns next week.
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