Types of war:
Holy/ Religious wars- fights between religious
groups; arguing there religion is better or tells
them to fight.
Just War- a war that is justified, and is the last
resort after other action has been taken.
No War- Pacifists who say all war and violence
Rules of a just war
1) War must be started by the authority of the
state of ruler.
2) Just cause: there must be a reason why those
being attacked are so.
3) The war promotes good or evil. Peace and
justice is restored afterwards.
Christian rules added later:
Once all solutions are tried, war must be the
The war must be ‘proportional’ for the side
There must be a greater gain than the evil
that led to war.
A pacifist believes all war and fighting is
wrong. Sometimes during remembrance
day, they may wear a white poppy instead of a
Quakers are the most associated with
pacifism. They are a Christian church that is
Why we need punishment
Society will punish those who
“But if there is serious
commit crimes to:
injury, you are to take
life for life, eye for
Protection- To protect
eye, tooth for
tooth, hand for
hand, foot for foot.”
Deterrence- may stop the criminal from
committing crimes again.
Retribution- Victim’s revenge/ getting your
Reform- a chance for the criminals to try
again and change for the better.
Capital Punishment is the death sentence;
punishing a serious crime, with no chance of
repent or reform.
Christians believe that only God has the right
to take a life.
There are many arguments for an against
A movement of ordinary people across the world
working to protect everyone’s human rights.
They campaign and holds events for:-
Violence against women
Terrorism and security
Stop internet repression
Human rights for china
Refugees and Asylum
Business and human rights
Abolishing the death penalty