When it is thought to the history of the whole humanity it can be seen there are lots of penalties that are available in the world’s past. From the beginnings of the humanity it can be said that almost all of the communities have laws in order to regulate the social life and because of this as a result of the social laws in the societies there must be penalties in order to prevent the crimes or other bad things and again when we think about this situation from the point of general point these punishments must be harsh in order to prevent people to commit that crimes again.
. On this point when we look at the history of the humanity we can see that death penalty is maybe one of the harshest penalties in the world. Because when it is though generally to take a person’s live from him or her is the most striking penalty and punishment to that person and from the beginnings of the societies this type of punishments have been used and in our modern time there are still lots of countries that use this punishment. In spite of the fact that some of the countries ban this type of the punishment again as we said before there are lots of countries that use this type of punishment in order to prevent the crimes in their countries. In the history of countries, the reasons of death penalties are the political crimes at first. When a person is against the government or the community that are very powerful and who has authority on their hands, that person who are against the government is punished by death penalty. When it is thought the other reasons of the death penalty we can count the crimes like that: murder, spying to the state, treason and the using and selling drugs even can be reason for the death penalty in some countries. For example when we think about the country of China human smuggling is the another crime that is necessary to give the death penalty who is the criminal of that crime. In the different countries of the world there are lots of different crimes that are resulted in death penalties. In accordance with some people death penalty is a beneficial and deterrent for the crimes but on the other hand lots of the people think that death penalty is so harsh for the people and they are against the death penalty and they think that there are some other punishments that can be sentenced to the person who is criminal except for death penalty. In the world today there are lots of countries who use death penalty and again there is other who is not using the death penalty. Now let’s look at the countries that are using still death penalty.
The Number of the countries who are still using death penalty.
In the whole world today there are 57 countries that uses death penalty and these countries are:
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
CONGO (Democratic Republic)
SAINT KITTS & NEVIS
SAINT VINCENT & GRENADINES
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA