Academic report

Fact Sheet – Judges

By World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, on 8 September 2020

While the death penalty remains, persons with mental disabilities are at risk of being sentenced to death and executed in breach of international standards. This briefing paper provides concrete examples of what can be done to address this risk, including by implementing existing standards barring the imposition of death sentences or executions on those with intellectual disabilities and those who are seriously mentally ill.

  • Document type Academic report
  • Themes list Mental Illness, Intellectual Disability,