The mother of the girl beheaded in Taiwan urged the public to pay attention to their loved ones, and give them a hug. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Beheading of girl, 4, in Taiwan prompts calls for greater use of death penalty

Executions are rare in Taiwan, but recent violence has cast the spotlight on the island’s death penalty and its mental health support services' ­effectiveness

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The mother of the girl beheaded in Taiwan urged the public to pay attention to their loved ones, and give them a hug. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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