LATVIA

In the context of the UPR, Amnesty International has made the following recommendations to Latvia

 

The death penalty
• To abolish the death penalty for all crimes;
• To ratify the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at abolition of the death penalty.

 

Ratification of international human rights instruments
• To sign and ratify and implement under national law the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; opting-in to its inquiry and inter-state procedures, and the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance, without delay.


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Amnesty International documents on Latvia