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Posts tagged ‘Capital Punishment’

Death Penalty of the Witches and the Micro-physics of Power

By Samita Manna and Soumyajit Patra
Though witch killings, in politico-administrative discourses, are treated as incidents of murder, these are nothing but examples of capital punishments given by the community, based on the definition of the situation as per its customary laws, to the offenders – the witches, to avert further damages.

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Death, Life, and Law

By Saitya Brata Das
This forgiveness cannot exhaustively be realized within the negotiated realm of possibilities and conditionalities which often, as we have seen above, uses the logic of ultimatum belonging to the capacities and authorities of the sovereign power.

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