Originally Posted by Tannhauser
Not at all. As I understand it, there's nothing in the UHDR that says (a) rehabilitation is a possibility or necessity or (b) people can't be punished. It just puts limits on the power of the state, for the reasons stated above.
I was just trying to be a smarty pants,
I do think there is a huge difference between the evil of the nazi's atrocities and the execution of a violent offender convicted by a jury of his or hers peers.
What I think should really be done is to throw away the key and let them rot away in their cells for twenty three hours a day. Its less expensive.