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Next Philippines President Wants Death Sentences by Hanging

President-elect of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte says he will ask Congress to bring back the death penalty as a punishment for crimes including rape, robbery, murder and drug-trafficking. Duterte told reporters his preferred method for the executions would be hanging, which he considers to be more humane. He also said he would give police shoot-to-kill orders for organized crime members who violently resist arrest. Duterte won election last week after campaigning on promises to...

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