The death penalty is the toughest punishment given to a criminal. As time goes by some countries begin to eliminate this punishment as opposed to human rights. But there are some countries that still apply this punishment. From the case of execution of death ever happened, among others, there is done because of trivial thing. To simply add to the knowledge and insight of friends following we summarize some strange death sentences with silly excuses.
Minister Sentenced to Death Due to Drunk (North Korea)
North Korea is a communist country, so its people are required to always obey. Because of this, the leader of this country is free to give the death penalty to his people. Just like what happened to Kim Chol a deputy minister of the North Korean army. He is known to drink alcohol, get drunk and have sex party during the mourning period of 100 days of the death of leader Kim Jong Il. North Korean residents during the 100 days of mourning period are prohibited from engaging in party activities. After knowing the behavior of his minister, Kim Jong Un ordered that Kim Chol is executed until no part of his body is left.
At the death penalty, Kim Jong Un orders Kim Chol to stand at a target point and immediately shoots him with a mortar missile. After the shot was done, Kim Chol’s body really was not left.
Sentenced to Die for Watching Foreign TV And Got a Bible (North Korea)
In November 2013, North Korea sentenced 80 people to death in seven separate cities. The state sentenced to death for triviality, that is, because of watching foreign movies and storing the Bible. In North Korea alone watching foreign TV and worshiping activities is illegal. In addition to the 80 people who were executed, their families and friends were also punished, they were sent to prison.
Sentenced to Death for Allegedly Practicing Magic (Saudi Arabia)
The practice of magic, black magic, shamanism or any other name has been trusted since ancient times. In modern times like this now it is still a belief among people. Even in some countries, people who practice such practices can be sentenced to death. As happened in 2012, a man in Saudi Arabia was sentenced to death for alleged involvement in the practice of magic, he was caught carrying forbidden books, carrying amulets, and committing adultery with two women. The government of Saudi Arabia itself strongly prohibits deeds associated with witchcraft.
Sentenced to Death For Being Atheist (Syria)
Atheists are philosophical views that do not believe in God or Gods. It turns out that in modern times like today there are some countries that condemn their citizens to death if they choose to become atheists. One of them is the Syrian state, a 14-year-old boy named Mohammad Qataa sentenced to death, he was brutally executed by being shot in public. This child is known to have said that he does not believe in the existence of the Prophet Muhammad. As he runs his daily job as a coffee merchant on the streets of Shaar town, the ISIS militant group kidnaps him, before being shot dead the boy is first whipped for display in front of the crowd.
Sentenced to Death for Loving Others (Iran, Libya)
The public has recently been overwhelmed by the new law in the United States that legalize same-sex marriage. But it is different with a country with a majority Muslim population like Iran. In there loving same sex is an illegal act. As in the case of three inmates sentenced to death for acts against the Sharia law and bad deeds in the country. The three men were sentenced to death for being known to be homosexual. This was the first incident in Iran. In addition to Iran, in 2012 Libya also has tortured and sentenced to 12 dead by homosexuals.