Bill tabled in Tongan Parliament to bring in death penalty for serious drug offences – www.abc.net.au

Bill tabled in Tongan Parliament to bring in death penalty for serious drug offences

From www.abc.net.au
2021-08-27 18:52:17

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Amid growing social and health problems stemming from drug addiction and trafficking, Tonga’s Parliament is considering making serious drug offences punishable with death.

Only two countries in the Pacific still have the death penalty on the books — Tonga and Papua New Guinea — although no-one’s been executed in either country for decades.

A court decision in PNG recently cleared the way for more than a dozen people to face capital punishment while in Tonga it still remains in law for murder and treason, but that could soon be expanded.

Tonga’s Parliament is considering a bill tabled by Legislative Assembly speaker Lord Fakafanua to add…

 

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