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Nearly 9 out of 10 in Taiwan want to keep death penalty: poll

04/21/2016 03:57 PM
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Taipei, April 21 (CNA) Out of every 10 people in Taiwan, there are nearly 9 who oppose the idea of abolishing capital punishment, mainly because they think such a move would undermine public order and deprive the authorities of a deterrent to would-be criminals, according to a poll released Thursday.

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