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externalBelarus implements death penalty for ‘attempted terrorism.’

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May 19, 2022 3:46 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

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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Author:  The Kyiv Independent news desk