South Sudan: Letter to Minister of Foreign Affairs: The death penalty

Index Number: AFR 65/006/2012

South Sudan’s retention of the death penalty runs counter to the global move and commitment to end the use of capital punishment. In this open letter, Amnesty International and other human rights organizations express their concern about recent executions and urge South Sudan to impose a moratorium on the use of the death penalty with a view to reviewing the country’s position and moving towards abolition.

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