Research Paper

2135 Words May 9th, 2016 9 Pages
Justin Robinson
Global Issues Savannah State University

My topic of discussion will be about death penalty in Iran and Saudi Arabia. Death Penalty is capital punishment where a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime. This topic was one the first global issues we discussed in class and in my paper I will explain how the penalty has affected the civilizations and the countries as a whole; this will include the civilians, lifestyles, and how they react to the punishments. I chose this topic because it has always caught my attention and I believe that my essay will be efficient if I discuss this issue. My references will come from the Book, GlobalIssues.Org, and NCBI.Gov.
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The way of death solely depends on the severity of the crime committed.
Iran has instilled fear into its citizens to the point where many people decide to avoid leaving their homes just to evade the temptation of even the thought of committing any crime. According to the Huffington Post, the death rate due to capital punishment is rapidly increasing. “Iran has executed an average of almost two people a day in the first six months of this year, human rights groups have warned”, stated the publisher. The severity of the death penalty has escalated into something that many believe as unreasonable. The government of Iran has recently passed the bill to put anyone in the pornographic industry to be put to death due to the fact they believe that those who are involved are corrupting the world and need to be punished. The term “corruptors of the world” originated from the holy book known as the Quran, and ranks among the highest on the scale of an individual’s criminal offenses (CBS). Even prisoners who have suffered in jail for many years are being put to death; Prisoners were so outraged that they attacked the security guards with different types of rocks, bit of broken glasses and entered the wide open air area. Soon afternoon in the prison in Karaj, brawls

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