Children and the death penalty: Executions worldwide since 1990

Children and the death penalty: Executions worldwide since 1990

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Index Number: ACT 50/007/2002
Date Published: 24 September 2002

The attached document gives details of cases of child offenders executed since 1990 and cites the relevant international standards. Two tables are appended: a list of cases and a table of the 113 countries which provide for the death penalty but exclude its use of the death penalty against child offenders. There are also appendices giving the text of the resolution on "The death penalty in relation to child offenders" adopted by the UN Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in August 2000 and extracts from the resolution on "The question of the death penalty" adopted by the UN Commission on Human Rights in April 2002.


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