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Committee: General Assembly, International Law
Topic: Death Penalty
Country: Finland
Name of delegate: Aaron Saavedra Gámez
Capital punishment, or the death penalty, is the killing of a personby judicial process as a punishment for an offense. It is the deprivation of a legal right that the government, through its institutions requires an individual who has committed an act of civil orderdisturbing. The capital punishment is a treatment which the State imposes on a subject who has committed an act that represents an antisocial or social danger, may or may not be a bad for the subject.The death penalty is criminal Punishment ordering the deprivation of life of the offender.

The death penalty was abolished by Finnish Law in 1949 for crimes committed during peacetime, and in1972 for all crimes. Finland is the party to the Optional protocol of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, forbidding the use of the death penalty in all circumstances. During WorldWar II, some 500 persons were executed, half of them condemned spies. The usual causes for death penalty for Finnish citizens were treason and high treason. At present in Finland there are differentviews about the death penalty for murders, causing controversy because there human rights that protect each and every one of them regardless of the mistakes they commit like murder, kidnapping andextortion.

So Finland's position is completely in favor of the death penalty, with the bases of which is the safest way to provide security for its citizens because in addition to create awarenessfor other criminals also finished with the percentage of murderers and other criminals who commit capital crimes. Finland also supports the death penalty for reasons of patriotism because this act wasconsidered fair since the middle of World War II. for the Finnish delegation is very interesting to discuss this topic because Finland think is the best option to end the criminals that threaten the...