Should death penalty be upheld as a capital punishment in Malaysia? / Norfadzly Jamaluddin, Muhammad Nud'man Yang Omar and Mohd Raimi Mohd Zaini

Jamaluddin, Norfadzly and Muhammad Nud'man, Yang Omar and Mohd Zaini, Mohd Raimi (2005) Should death penalty be upheld as a capital punishment in Malaysia? / Norfadzly Jamaluddin, Muhammad Nud'man Yang Omar and Mohd Raimi Mohd Zaini. Degree thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA.

Abstract

Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is the execution of a convicted felon as a punishment for a crime. At one time the death penalty was used in almost every part of the world but over the last few decades many countries have abolished it. In Malaysia the issue of death penalty has come up recently.The main focus of this study is to determine whether death penalty is justified in Malaysia. It also looks, albeit briefly into religious point of view on death penalty such as Christianity, Hinduism, and especially Islamic point of view which is official religion of Malaysia. This study discussed on why the death penalty should be upheld and why death penalty should be abolish in Malaysia. The pro and contrast of death penalty. This study will contribute to the reader by giving them knowledge on capital punishment or death penalty. This study also contains recommendations on the issue. Hopefully, this research will enlighten the public or readers in Malaysia regarding death penalty.

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Item Type: Thesis (Degree)
Creators:
Creators
Email / ID Num.
Jamaluddin, Norfadzly
2003302827
Muhammad Nud'man, Yang Omar
2003302802
Mohd Zaini, Mohd Raimi
2003302786
Contributors:
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Name
Email / ID Num.
Thesis advisor
Mohd Salleh, Ahmad Shukree
UNSPECIFIED
Subjects: K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Comparative law. International uniform Law > Criminal law and procedure
K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Comparative law. International uniform Law > Criminal law and procedure > Criminal law > Punishment and penalties. Measures of rehabilitation and safety > Capital punishment
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Law
Programme: Bachelor in Legal Studies (Hons)
Keywords: death penalty, capital punishment, malaysia
Date: April 2005
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/33073
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