United Nations General Assembly: Second resolution on moratorium on executions

By Amnesty International, , Index number: IOR 52/001/2009

Over one hundred countries voted overwhelmingly in favour of a second resolution on "Moratorium on the use of the death penalty" at the United Nations (UN) on 18 December 2008. The resolution is non-binding on states and was co-sponsored by 89 states from around the world.

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