Execution Methods Around The World

Apr 17, 2017 at 3:11 pm |

Some of these are terrifying...

Around the world, many countries still give the death penalty to their worst criminals. Methods of execution vary greatly, though, with some countries deeming only certain means of killing prisoners to be “humane”. Regardless of your stance on capital punishment, it’s important to understand its realities and how it is practiced in our society today. It’s also important to learn about past methods of execution that are no longer in use, so you can see how far we’ve come as a society, but also to understand the barbaric capabilities of humanity.

The Execution

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Some of these are terrifying…

Check out our slideshow to learn more about these gruesome practices...