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UN General Assembly: Time for human rights leadership, time for a moratorium on executions

, Index number: ACT 50/9191/2018

On the occasion of the 2018 World Day Against the Death Penalty, Amnesty International renews its calls on all UN Member States to vote in favour of the seventh draft UN General Assembly resolution on a moratorium on the use of the death penalty and take other immediate steps to bring the world closer to ridding itself of the ultimate cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment.

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