Those who are horrified by the use of a death penalty should recall that not all countries are the same. In the US, several states have the death penalty. In some states, it is restricted to murder cases only. Others not. If you are uncertain, Google the name in the caption. Shasta is the sole survivor of a family. Read the story of her family and her captivity. Not all cases are that clear cut. And in some places, proof of innocence is not a bar to execution. Not all issues are easy. In Utah, the person being executed can choose the method of execution - nothing about the death penalty is nice.
UN: Gaza could be 'uninhabitable' by 2020 if trends continue (AP)
from the article: PA court: Sale of Palestinian land to Israelis is punishable by death