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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- China: Kazakh family at risk of torture in detention: Weilina Muhatai, Muheyati Haliyoula, Parisati Haliyoula
- Bahrain: Joint Open letter to Danish Prime Minister to take immediate action to free Abdul-Hadi Al-Khawaja
- Bangladesh: Guarantee the right to freedom of artistic expression and release detained artists