The right to life: Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee on the revised Draft General Comment No. 36
Amnesty International provides this submission following the UN Human Rights Committee’s finalization of its first reading of the Draft General Comment No. 36 on Article 6 (Right to Life) of the ICCPR. These comments supplement Amnesty International’s preliminary observations submitted in June 2015 (Index: IOR 40/1644/2015). The submission provides Amnesty International’s main observations and recommendations, drawing on the Committee’s practice, pertinent international and regional standards, rulings, decisions and observations, decisions of domestic courts and other sources, for the Committee’s consideration.
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