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Death penalty

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