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نشر بواسطة المصدر: 01 January 2014
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The "Global Study on Homicide 2013" throw lights on the worst of crimes - the "unlawful death purposefully inflicted on a person by another person." In 2012, intentional homicide took the lives of almost half a million people. The study of intentional homicide is relevant not only because it is the study of the ultimate crime, whose ripple effect goes far beyond the initial loss of human life, but because lethal violence can create a climate of fear and uncertainty. Intentional homicide also victimizes the family and community of the victim, who can be considered secondary victims, and when justice is not served, impunity can lead to further victimization in the form of the denial of the basic human right to justice.
Percentage of homicides by firearm, number of homicides by firearm and homicide by firearm rate per 100,000 population. Intentional homicide is defined as unlawful death purposefully inflicted on a person by another person.