Stop the death penalty: the world decides
In January 2007, eight men were acquitted of treason in South Korea - more than 30 years after they had been hanged. Such posthumous acquittals reveal the capricious, unsafe and inhuman truth behind the death penalty. In this focus sheet Amnesty International urges the UNGA to adopt a resolution calling for a global moratorium on executions and requests all states to support this important initiative.
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- Cambodia: Arbitrary detention related to drug policies in Cambodia: Joint submission by Amnesty International and the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO), June 2020
- Russian Federation: Further information: Jehovah's Witness' release appealed: Dennis Christensen
- China: Further information: Lawyer charged for inciting subversion: Ding Jiaxi