Extrajudicial Punishment

Extrajudicial punishment is punishment by the state or some other official authority without the permission of a court or legal authority. The existence of extrajudicial punishment is considered proof that some governments will break their own legal code if deemed necessary.

Read more about Extrajudicial Punishment:  Nature, Human Rights Groups

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