The most important aim of punishment is reformation (12)
- Refer to Muslim teachings
- Refer to different Muslim points of view
- Reach a justified conclusion
Think about the following points to answer the question:
-Why might reformation of criminals be better than punishing them harshly? What are the benefits of reform?
-Why might Muslims (specifically) want to reform criminals?
-What about the victims of crime? Is it fair to them too?
-What about dangerous criminals?