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British Deputy High Commissioner in Colombo explains the UK’s view on the death penalty.
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The last executions in the UK took place on 13 August 1964.
British Deputy High Commissioner explains the UK’s view on the death penalty and expresses the hope that Sri Lanka and the Maldives remove death penalty from their respective legislation.
British Deputy High Commissioner in Colombo explains the UK’s view on the death penalty
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