Thailand: Open letter to the Minister of Justice on resumption of executions

Index Number: ACT 50/8808/2018

One month since the unexpected news that Thailand had resumed executions after an eight-year hiatus, Amnesty International writes to the Minister of Justice of Thailand to share its concerns at the move. The organization also urges the Thai government to impose an immediate moratorium on executions and commute all existing death sentences, as well as secure the abolition of the death penalty as part of Thailand’s Fourth National Human Rights Action Plan.

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