In Defense of the Right to Life: Analyzing Factors Affecting Filipino Opinion About Death Penalty
A Study by the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines and Ms. Iremae D. Labucay, Deputy Director for Cross-Cultural Networks/Senior Survey Specialist, Social Weather Stations.
From this study, the Commission learned about the Filipino’s opinion on death penalty. We gained insights on their views that when presented with facts about the death penalty, alternatives other than capital punishment, and its impact, an average of 7 of 10 will not choose the death penalty. We learned about what has shaped their opinion, who do they think they trust most in upholding human rights, and what was their preferred punishment for certain crimes.
Read the full study here