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Should There Be a Death Penalty? - The People Speak

In this episode of 'The People Speak,' VICE News traveled around the world to ask people about the the death penalty.

by VICE News
Apr 1 2015, 9:20am

VICE News traveled around the world speaking to people about capital punishment, and differences in global attitudes on the death penalty.

In this episode, we asked you whether the death penalty is outdated, and how effective capital punishment is as a crime deterrent. 

Find out what people from Yokosuka, Japan to Pleven, Bulgaria had to say about about it, and tell us what you think: share a post with the hashtag #vicenews on Twitter, or send us a Skype video message.

On Wednesday, Amnesty International also released its annual report on capital punishment showing that just three countries were responsible for 70 percent of the world's executions in 2014.

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