International law - United Nations
Question of the death penalty: Report of the Secretary-General 2016
Pursuant to Human Rights Council decision 18/117, the present report is submitted to update previous reports on the question of the death penalty. The report confirms that the trend towards the universal abolition of the death penalty is continuing. However, a minority of States continued to use the death penalty in contravention of international human rights law. As requested in Human Rights Council resolution 22/11, the present report also includes information on the human rights of children of parents sentenced to the death penalty or executed.
- Document type International law - United Nations
- Themes list Trend Towards Abolition,
- Available languages Question de la peine de mort: Rapport du Secrétaire général 2016La cuestión de la pena capital: Informe del Secretario General 2016Вопрос о смертной казни Доклад Генерального секретаря 2016死刑问题 秘书长的报告 2016