International standards on the death penalty
This document gives extracts of international and regional instruments relevant to the abolition or restriction of the death penalty. There is a checklist showing which restrictions and safeguards are provided in which instruments. The texts of the relevant sections of the instruments are given as an appendix.
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- Sri Lanka: Joint Oral Statement at the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence at the 45th session of the UNHRC
- Libya: ‘Between life and death’: Refugees and Migrants trapped in Libya's cycle of abuse
- Algeria: An open human rights letter to the United Nations on the crackdown on journalists and activists in Algeria