Death Penalty: Oral Statement 36th session of the Human Rights Council

Index Number: IOR 40/7110/2017

Amnesty International is concerned about the way in which the death penalty is used in the minority of states that still resorts to it, and in particular wishes to draw the attention of the Council to the states that disregard their international obligations and impose death sentences for offences that took place when the sentenced persons were below 18 years of age.

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