B604 Religion Peace and Justice

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Amnesty International
is a non-governmental organisation focused on human rights
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Capital Punishment
the legally authorized killing of someone as punishment for a crime.
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Conscientious Objector
person who for reasons of conscience objects to serving in the armed forces.
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Deterrent
a thing that discourages or is intended to discourage someone from doing something.
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Elizabeth Fry
was an English prison reformer, social reformer and, as a Quaker, a Christian philanthropist. She has sometimes been referred to as the "angel of prisons".
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Injustice
lack of fairness or justice
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Just war
a war that is deemed to be morally or theologically justifiable.
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Justice
just behaviour or treatment.
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Liberation Theology
a movement in Christian theology, developed mainly by Latin American Roman Catholics, which attempts to address the problems of poverty and social injustice as well as spiritual matters.
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Pacifism
the belief that war and violence are unjustifiable and that all disputes should be settled by peaceful means.
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Peace
freedom from disturbance; tranquillity
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Punishment
the infliction or imposition of a penalty as retribution for an offence
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Rehabilitation
is the act of restoring something to its original state
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Social Injustice
: unfair treatment : a situation in which the rights of a person or a group of people are ignored.
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Violence
behaviour involving physical force intended to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something.
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War
a state of armed conflict between different countries or different groups within a country.
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the legally authorized killing of someone as punishment for a crime.

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person who for reasons of conscience objects to serving in the armed forces.

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a thing that discourages or is intended to discourage someone from doing something.

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was an English prison reformer, social reformer and, as a Quaker, a Christian philanthropist. She has sometimes been referred to as the "angel of prisons".

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