The first form of punishment was the guillotine, which started way before the French Revolution.Guillotine like machines seem to have functioned in Germany, Great Britain and Italy around the 18th century.In most places that practice capital punishment it is usually reserved for murder, espionage, treason, or as a part of military justice.
Religious crimes such as apostasy in Islamic nations (is the formal renunciation of the State religion).
Although religious crimes are rare, in many countries that are in favor of the death penalty, drug trafficking is also a capital offense.
The man had slaughtered a family of farmers, including children, and everyone, Camus' father among them, vehemently felt the man deserved the punishment.
In a rare show of interest, Camus' father woke up at an unusually early hour to go and witness the execution.
And yet, the reportage of the event borders on "whispering".
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