Monday 20 February 2017

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INTERNATIONAL AND REGIONAL TREATIES

United Nations

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (1966)

Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty (1989)

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (1984)

Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989)

Americas

American Convention on Human Rights (1969)

Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights to Abolish the Death Penalty (1990)

Africa

African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights (1981)

Europe

Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR) (1950)

Protocol No. 6 to the ECHR Concerning the Abolition of the Death Penalty (1983)

Protocol No. 13 to the ECHR Concerning the Abolition of the Death Penalty in All Circumstances (2002)

DEATH PENALTY SAFEGUARDS AND RESOLUTIONS

Safeguards guaranteeing protection of the rights of those facing the death penalty (ECOSOC resolution 1984/50)

Additions to the Safeguards guaranteeing protection of the rights of those facing the death penalty (ECOSOC Resolution 1989/64)

Strengthening of the Safeguards guaranteeing protection of the rights of those facing the death penalty (ECOSOC Resolution 1996/15)

UNGA Resolution 62/149 on a Moratorium on the Use of the Death Penalty (2007)

UNGA Resolution 63/168 on a Moratorium on the Use of the Death Penalty (2008)

UNGA Resolution 65/206 on a Moratorium on the Use of the Death Penalty (2010)

UNGA Resolution 67/176 on a Moratorium on the Use of the Death Penalty (2012)

Resolution 2005/59 on the Question of the Death Penalty adopted by the UN Commission on Human Rights

Resolution 2004/67 on the Question of the Death Penalty adopted by the UN Commission on Human Rights

General comment on Article 6 of the ICCPR adopted at its 378th meeting (16th session) in 1982 by the UN Human Rights Committee

Question of the death penalty – Report of the Secretary-General 2013

African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights Resolution calling on State Parties to observe the moratorium on the death penalty (2008)

OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Resolution on the Death Penalty (2010)

UN Bodies and Special Procedures

UN Human Rights Council

Third Committee of the UN General Assembly

UN Human Rights Committee

Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary and Arbitrary Executions

UN Committee against Torture

Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Regional Bodies

African Union

African Commission on Human and People’s Rights

European Union

Council of Europe

Organization of the American States

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

League of Arab States

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

Non-Governmental Organizations

Amnesty International

Community of Saint Egidio

Ensemble contre la peine de mort

Hands off Cain

International Harm Reduction Association

Murder Victims’ Families for Human Rights

Penal Reform International

Reprieve

World Coalition against the Death Penalty

OTHERS

Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (ADPAN)

Centre for Capital Punishment Studies (University of Westminster, UK)

Death Penalty Project

IBA Human Rights Institute

International Academic Network for the Abolition of Capital Punishment

UK All Party Parliamentary Group on the Death Penalty

DATABASES

Death Penalty Worldwide

OHCHR

Death Penalty

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