International Standards on the Death Penalty
This document gives extracts from international instruments and other authoritative statements relevant to the abolition of the death penalty, arranged by subject. Many of the texts quoted in this document set out safeguards and restrictions on the use of the death penalty. Important safeguards on the conduct of death penalty cases in situations of armed conflict are set out in the laws of armed conflict and these standards are cited in the Appendices.
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- Myanmar: Further information: Kachin prisoner of conscience released: Lahpai Gam
- Myanmar: Further information: Kachin pastors released in amnesty: Dumdaw Nawng Lat and Langjaw Gam Seng
- Syria: Joint NGO Statement for United Nations General Assembly Informal Debate on the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism for Syria