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externalBelarus implements death penalty for ‘attempted terrorism.’

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by The Kyiv Independent news deskMay 19, 2022 3:46 am
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Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko signed a law on May 18 expanding the death penalty to include merely planning terrorist attacks. Previously, such punishment could not be given for an “unfinished crime.” Human rights groups fear this move will further threaten Belarusian activists and political opposition.

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