Egypt rejects abolition of death penalty as unconstitutional and against Islamic Sharia

By Gamal Essam El-Din, 27 February 2017
The human rights committee of Egypt's parliament said it will never recommend that the death penalty be abolished, responding to repeated calls from foreign rights groups to end capital punishment. "Western human rights organisations that lobby for the abolition of the death penalty should know that this goes against both Islamic Sharia and the country's constitution," read a statement by [...] Read more here: AhramOnline


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