Avner Eliyahu Romm
Avner Eliyahu Romm

I would like to make things clear when I sign the petition. The death penalty should be reinstated in South Africa, but should apply only to those who commit crimes after it had been reinstated, and to those, among those who committed crimes before, who ask to be executed instead of sitting in prison. But as I always say: Prisoners from before the 1994 elections should all be released unconditionally. So I obviously don't call for the execution of any of those prisoners. On the contrary, I call for the release of all thos prisoners.

Rose McMillan
Rose McMillan
  • Avner Eliyahu Romm

How many of those released prisoners have recommitted the same crime after being released, Presidential pardons have released prisoners who were back in jail a week later .

Avner Eliyahu Romm
Avner Eliyahu Romm
  • Avner Eliyahu Romm

"Those released prisoners" are not prisoners who have not, and should have been, released. And it is clear, to anyone in their right mind, that none of the later is likely to committ anything of the kind they were in prison for. It is those, who are likely to recommitt the same crimes after being released, who are indeed being released in South Africa soon after spending some little time in prison. While there are others, who spend many years there and should be released.

KenAmanda Vermaak
KenAmanda Vermaak
  • Avner Eliyahu Romm

If those persons commited murder what makes them special? Murder is murder and rape is rape. Why should they be released? To be able to get a second chance to RAPE or MURDER again. No release keep them locked up and for good measure castrate the rapests.

Avner Eliyahu Romm
Avner Eliyahu Romm
  • Avner Eliyahu Romm

That's it. I have deleted and blocked two characters who tried to use my facebook page in order to write their filthy propaganda against releasing prisoners. So I would like to say again, and very clearly: There should be proper truth and reconciliation in South Africa, which should include the release of all prisoners from before the 1994 elections. Those who would like to post propaganda against it, should do it in the facebook pages of Mrs. Hani and her likes, not in mine.

Johann Hendrik Hartzenberg
Johann Hendrik Hartzenberg
  • Avner Eliyahu Romm

A eye for a eye If we keep them locked up we still have to provide for them. BRING BACK THE DEATH PENALTY!

Eldred Jansen van Rensburg
Eldred Jansen van Rensburg
  • Avner Eliyahu Romm

No matter how many are in favour of the death penalty, the chances of it ever happening in SA at this stage is Nil, Zero. Can you imagine how many supporters of the present regime will be eliminated.

Nicolene Potgieter
Nicolene Potgieter
  • Avner Eliyahu Romm

Hi Eldred! Please read my reply to Leon Economides. Never say never

Deon Myburgh
Deon Myburgh
  • Avner Eliyahu Romm

It is not about executing people but rather about preventing futher mayhem taking place, those who have been convicted under a feeble legislation should count themselves lucky and try to reflect on the circumstances that have granted them this reprieve! But..... and this is a big but... in no way should they be rellieved of their current penalty payment to society. I know of too many cases where release has been granted to habitual criminals, only to have them devistate the lives of more...

It is not about executing people but rather about preventing futher mayhem taking place, those who have been convicted under a feeble legislation should count themselves lucky and try to reflect on the circumstances that have granted them this reprieve! But..... and this is a big but... in no way should they be rellieved of their current penalty payment to society. I know of too many cases where release has been granted to habitual criminals, only to have them devistate the lives of more people. My feeling is that new ways should be thought of for these criminals to give payback to society, other than them wasting money and time in jail. The old system of changing rocks into gravel comes to mind, at least something will come out of feeding and housing them. IF REINSTATING OF THE DEATH PENALTY CAN PREVENT MURDERS, IT STANDS TO REASON THAT NOBODY WILL BE EXECUTED!!! This is the ultimate goal, preventing, not executing! At least innocent people will hopefully be spared.

Avner Eliyahu Romm
Avner Eliyahu Romm
  • Avner Eliyahu Romm

I repeat what I said before: Prisoners from before the 1994 elections should all be released unconditionally. Those prisoners are not murderers by nature, and therefore, any examples of prisoners, who are released and murder again, have nothing to do with them. Those who argue that some prisoners murder again are missing the point, because prisoners I am talking about are not like that. But even other prisoners, and even those who are murderers by nature, should be considered for pardon.

Ane Marit Willmann
Ane Marit Willmann

Dear every one advocating the death penalty on this page: do you not, if you stop to think about it, realise that you're setting a very bad example trying to combat violence, anger and hate for other humans through being angry, hating other humans and wishing violence upon them?

Eye for an eye will eventually leave the whole world blind.

Nicolene Potgieter
Nicolene Potgieter
  • Ane Marit Willmann

we are not as angry as we are beyond sad and have had enough. We officially have the most crowded prisons in the WORLD, we are also the rape capital in the world.We cannot walk 500m to the shop without being afraid.So pray tell,where you sit snug as a bug in Scandinavia where a robbery makes front page news,would you suggest we do hmm? Have you seen the pictures of the victims of brutal murder in SA? I can send you heaps...everyday.Our grandparents gets raped with broken bottles after they...

we are not as angry as we are beyond sad and have had enough. We officially have the most crowded prisons in the WORLD, we are also the rape capital in the world.We cannot walk 500m to the shop without being afraid.So pray tell,where you sit snug as a bug in Scandinavia where a robbery makes front page news,would you suggest we do hmm? Have you seen the pictures of the victims of brutal murder in SA? I can send you heaps...everyday.Our grandparents gets raped with broken bottles after they burn them with irons only to take a cellphone.What type of human does this? I'm not advocating hate, I simply want them gone,out of society. Shoot them into space would be better,just a pity our petrol is so damn expensive!

Alan Charles Laird
Alan Charles Laird

We definitely need a deterrant to rape , murder and armed robbery. The government keeps saying the harshest punishment must be given. well a life in prison is not the harshest.

Zandilee Lee
Zandilee Lee
  • Alan Charles Laird

Ofcoarse not... they get dstv in prison! what kind of a punishment is that?

Irma Breytenbach
Irma Breytenbach

Bring it back!!!

Jacobus Steyn Orffer
Jacobus Steyn Orffer

So I am married with two childeren and some crazy guy rape and kill my wife in the most gruesome way. The crazy guy go to gail for life. I have to look after my two children alone and go to work everyday until I am 65 to look after my children and plan my own retirement. Meanwhile the guy who killed my wife does note have to work and can even get a degree in gail paid by the state. ( In South Africa the cost of housing a murderer is $1000 a monht if not more). So I work my whole life to pay...

So I am married with two childeren and some crazy guy rape and kill my wife in the most gruesome way. The crazy guy go to gail for life. I have to look after my two children alone and go to work everyday until I am 65 to look after my children and plan my own retirement. Meanwhile the guy who killed my wife does note have to work and can even get a degree in gail paid by the state. ( In South Africa the cost of housing a murderer is $1000 a monht if not more). So I work my whole life to pay the tax of $1000 a month to keep the guy who killed my wife alive because it is inhuman to kill. In what La La Land do you live. I should be getting $1000 from the state because some crazy guy FFF up my whole life and he should be put asleep.

Nicolene Potgieter
Nicolene Potgieter
  • Jacobus Steyn Orffer

o Amen brother!

Virginia Greenwood-Warner

Bring the death penalty back. They voluntarily give up their human rights when they rape or murder another.

Nicolene Potgieter
Nicolene Potgieter

THANK YOU everyone who has signed thus far! You know I didn't expect the response to be so great. When I searched for other similar petitions before I started this one, the only ones I could find had like 500 or 800 signatures. It shows that more people are fed-up with the murders in SA! Let's keep it up and share far and wide! XXXX

Keith Aimes
Keith Aimes

Yes for death penalty as its about time that a punishment should fit the crime

Joey Wilms
Joey Wilms
  • Keith Aimes

Charmaine Blaine-napier Ja, we know it AINT GNA HAPPEN... so lets join Nita Oreilly, Karel Josef Noppe and Kiletsha and do it ourselfs as you say!!!!!!!!!!!!

Cheryl Reed
Cheryl Reed

Totally unacceptable the number of rape cases in South Africa. We stand together as one voice.

Jay Sylvano
Jay Sylvano

I feel like deleting my signature just so I can sign it again.

Nicolene Potgieter
Nicolene Potgieter
  • Jay Sylvano

LOL!

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