Children and the death penalty: Amnesty International’s written statement for the UN Human Rights Council’s annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child: 19th session of the Human Rights Council
This statement focuses on issues related to children and the death penalty including children of parents under the death sentence and children and the practice of diyah. For the Human Rights Council’s full-day meeting on “Children and the administration of justice”, Amnesty International has also submitted a separate written statement on “Lengthy terms of imprisonment and detention of children”.
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- Côte d’Ivoire: Authorities must urgently conduct an independent investigation into unlawful killings and injuries during mutiny
- South Sudan: Further information: Fate and whereabouts of two men unknown: Dong Samuel Luak and Aggrey Idri
- Philippines: Martial law must not facilitate human rights violations