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  • 1. Ivan Nillos
    Death Penalty in the Philippines
  • 2. Crime Rate by Area and by Type of Crime per 100,000 population
  • 3. Murder
    Homicide
    Physical Injury
    Robbery
    Theft
    Rape
    Index Crimes
  • 4. Forgery
    Counterfeiting
    Fraud
    Embezzlement
    Vandalism
    Prostitution
    Driving under the influence
    Non-Index Crimes
  • 5. Manslaughter - 2,592  
    Murders - 6,553  
    Murders committed by youths - 3,252
    Software piracy rate - 69%
    Crimes in 2010
  • 6. Zero crime rate
  • 7. The 1987 Constitution abolished capital punishment. Over 500 death sentences handed down by the military tribunals during the martial law period were commuted.
    The Philippines became the first Asian country to abolish death penalty for all crimes.
    1987
  • 8. Former President Fidel Ramos declared that his administration would regard the restoration of the death penalty a legislative priority, and  urged Congress to take action. 
    1992
  • 9. Republic Act No. 8177, which mandates that a death sentence shall be carried out through lethal injection
    March 20, 1996
  • 10. Leo Echegaray was executed by lethal injection
    He was the first to be executed after the Philippines restored death penalty
    February 5, 1999
  • 11. Estrada imposed a de facto moratorium in observance of the Christian Jubilee Year. He also granted 108 Executive Clemencies to death convicts
    March 24, 2000
  • 12. The former President GMA, has signed legislation abolishing the death penalty.
    Abolishing Death Penalty
  • 13. Using it on high ranking officials guilty of corruption as to instill fear to the politicians.
    It will increase our budget by reducing its cost on prisoners
    Death Penalty is not a cruel and barbaric punishment
    Death Penalty should be reimposed
  • 14. Philippines was not listed in the top 50 countries.
    Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence. 
    Crime Rate with and without Death Penalty
  • 15. What if Death Penalty wasn’t abolished?
  • 16. I believe that death penalty should be reimposed because it will serve as example to other would-be criminals, to deter them from committing murder or terrorist acts. The criminals must be punish for their act and obtain retribution on behalf of the victims.