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Judicial killing still used in Europe

Lest we Europeans feel smug about our supposed eradication of the barbarity that is capital punishment, it is worth noting that judicial killing (you cannot call it “murder” when it is legally sanctioned) is still practised in one enclave of the continent. More here, from a grieving mother.
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