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Off with their Heads. The Death Penalty in Belgium
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Off with their Heads. The Death Penalty in Belgium

(Gita Deneckere) The Low Countries - 2000, № 8, pp. 75-83

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The story of capital punishment in Belgium. Though it was not officially removed from the statute book until 1991, in practice sentence of death was automatically commuted to penal servitude with hard labour for life from as early as 1863.

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