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Poland Abolishes The Death Penalty

By Associated Press

Poland has abolished the death penalty, bringing the country in line with European Union standards.

President Aleksander Kwasniewski signed the law Thursday, making life imprisonment Poland’s toughest sentence despite growing public opposition to abolishing the death penalty.

Several brutal murders have prompted calls to keep capital punishment, as Poles grow increasingly frustrated with rising crime and economic changes that have cut law enforcement budgets.

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