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Mohammed Emwazi, "Jihadi John," Isis decapitator: death or life in prison?

Discussion in 'Ethics and Morals' started by Skwim, Feb 26, 2015.

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  1. Execute him

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  2. Put him in prison for life

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  1. Skwim

    Skwim Veteran Member

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    If he's ever caught what should his fate be?
     
  2. Sees

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  3. Augustus

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    Should bring back some of those medieval methods of execution like being hanged, drawn and quartered or slowly impaled on a large spike through the force of gravity.

    Should make a video of it and put it on the internet too, but instead of the nasheeds ISIS use, I would play the Benny Hill theme music.
     
  4. Debater Slayer

    Debater Slayer Born-again Glompist
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    If there's a chance that keeping him alive in prison will incite riots by his allies or cause unrest, execute him. Otherwise imprison him for life.

    I don't support torture of anyone, so I don't think his death should be deliberately made painful if he got caught and a court decided that he should be executed.
     
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  5. Servant_of_the_One1

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    Decapitation with the most broken knife. He should suffer every cutting.
     
  6. Rival

    Rival Noachide Counter-Revolutionary
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    And who here would like to know that he is paying for JJ's comfort in a prison cell, with television and other recreational things? Not me, no thanks.
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  7. Wirey

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    I find it interesting that we want him to stop cutting off people's heads because it's immoral, but if we catch him, we should cut off his head.

    Maybe get one of those cult deprogrammers and an imam to show him the error of his ways while he does some time for the crimes he committed?
     
  8. gsa

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    I favor trial and imprisonment. First and foremost, a trial helps delegitimize their beliefs. I am more open to execution for war crimes, and this would fit, but that's because, if strictly enforced against state actors, it might have a deterrence effect. I don't see any likelihood of deterrence here.

    That said, he will probably be killed on the battlefield.
     
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  9. Sees

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    For me I want him to be stopped because he is doing it to people who don't deserve it, some people like him do actually deserve it. Most of ISIS leadership was already in detainment at one time.
     
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  10. Smart_Guy

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    Execute him for life.

    I wonder where's anti-execution people now!
     
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  11. ShivaFan

    ShivaFan Satyameva Jayate
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    Has he been captured? If he is still on the "battlefield" just kill him there like any combat in uniform and even more so for an enemy terrorist like him. Have a drone take him out. This isn't a question of "reading him his Miranda rights".

    Sometimes if you can catch them, certain high level types are good catches to be interrogated for information that could save other lives. Even though this guy is a big "star" in such sick videos, I honestly do not think he is worth the time, just kill him on the field.

    Now if he is back home, let us say in the U.K., you need to have him executed. The problem is the trial. I think victims such as relations of those he committed terrorism on should be a large part of the vocal input to any jury, via video hookup perhaps. The verdict should be swift. I don't think countries can afford to hold terrorists for life, today there are too many. Just execute them.

    One of my relatives likes to recall seeing real bad characters being hung and left from street lamps. It was some ME, either UAE or Saudi. But I think in Saudi Arabia, I believe. She is a female, and she told me she felt a lot safer there than in New York City (before Giuliani, when things were really bad).

    Now I am not saying we should probably start hanging folks from lamp posts, maybe the injection is good enough. But their pants or drapery should be hung from a lamp post or put on a flag pole for a week in front of a major post office and then taken down and burned.
     
  12. Laika

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    Voted Life in Prison. I don't do bloodlust.
     
  13. Nietzsche

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    Life in prison. I'd like for him to see all that prison has to offer. Like Bubba.
     
  14. fantome profane

    fantome profane Have you read the Mueller Report?
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    Here. I don't approve of the death penalty. Not even it this case.
     
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    Jail it. Put it in the general prison population and tell them they can do what they want with it short of killing it. For ever and ever. Amen.
     
  16. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    Exile on a remote island far from any civilization and let nature take its own course.
     
  17. Smart_Guy

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    Hmm... if he's imprisoned for life, he will find a way to form another faction in jail. Deal with that then.

    Hmm...
     
  18. Adramelek

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    I say, a head for a head.
     
  19. columbus

    columbus Conservative Catholic from Hell

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    Here is one.
    I oppose the execution of people who are not any particular danger once they are locked up. That includes most violent criminals.
    This guy is different. He is much more likely to cause death and destruction from jail than most people. And his public execution would probably be demoralizing to the people who find him an authority figure. This is a war, and the moral calculus is different.

    Off with his head.

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  20. DavidMcCann

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    If he's caught, as a British citizen he would presumably be imprisoned here. Why should my taxes feed and shelter him? Off with his head!
     
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