Orban proposes again discussing death penalty

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Orban proposes again discussing death penalty


Hungary's prime minister Viktor Orban said again today that each member country of the European Union should be allowed to decide for itself about the use of the death penalty.

Orban, whose statement last week that the issue of capital punishment should be "kept on the agenda" was strongly rejected by EU officials, said Friday that the EU should follow the example of the United States, where states decide individually about the issue.

Orban said "there is no reason" for countries in Europe...


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