Bali Nine Case Study

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Capital punishment is defined as the legal authorisation of killing somebody as a punishment for their crimes.
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Bali Nine is the name given to a group of nine Australians arrested 17 April 2005, and convicted for smuggling 8.3 kg of heroin valued at around $4 million from Indonesia to Australia. Seven of the members were sent to prison while the ringleaders Andrew Chan and and Myuran Sukamaran were sentenced to death. They were both executed on the 29th of April 2015. There were at least 165 people on death row in Indonesia at the end of 2015, and more than 40% of those were sentenced for drug-related crimes.
On the day of the execution, waiting for each of the
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If not, the firing squad commander takes and ‘amnesty shot’ and takes a shot straight tot he head at close range. The doctor then stitched shut gun wounds and the bodies were then taken to a mortuary near the range, cleaned of blood and treated according to their respective religion.
This case of capital punishment caused an uproar in Australia with politicians and the families of the sentenced Bali 9 members attempting to get Indonesia to withdraw the death sentence. However this did not occur. After this case Australia withdrew its ambassador to Indonesia. At this time foreign Minister Julie Bishop did not rule out the idea of reducing Australia’s foreign aid to Indonesia although a poll conducted by the Lowy Institute revealed that only 28% of the surveyed Australians supported this idea. Australia is Indonesia’s second biggest donor, giving about $600 million a year to the country.
Its relevance in modern times, who still does it, statistics, current
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It is currently used by 31 states and can be traced to the very first American colonies. In 1972, Furman v. Georgia occurred. It was a criminal case in which the United States Supreme Court shut down all death penalty sentences in the United States in 5-4 decision. To reinstate the death penalty, states had to alter their laws regarding capital punishment to further satisfy the Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution. This lead to there being no executions in the country at all between 1967 and 1977.
However in the next four years, 37 states altered their laws regarding capital punishment in an attempt at overcoming the court's concerns about the death penalty. In 1976 the court re affirmed the legality of capital punishment. Since then, 1,442 offenders have been executed, including 20 in 2016 (all of which were males, 17 of which were white). The United States is the only Western country currently using the death penalty as a punishment for crime and was the first to use lethal injection to execute, a method which has since been adopted by five other countries.
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