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Statement on the death penalty to the UN Human Rights Council

, Index number: IOR 40/2483/2015

Amnesty International oral statement to the 30th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council (14 September - 2 October 2015). The organisation welcomes the Secretary-General’s report on the death penalty to the session (A/HRC/30/18, of 16 July 2015). The global trend towards abolition of the death penalty in 2015 has been very encouraging.

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