NGO report

The Death Penalty in Lesotho: The Law and Practice

By Moses O A Owori / British Institute of International and Comparative Law, on 1 January 2004

The first part of the paper looks at the national law governing the death penalty vis-à-vis international standards; the second part of the paper identifies the problems one encounters at the pretrial, trial and post trial stages and examines the attempts to solve some of these problems; the final part looks at present trends in the application of the death penalty and draws tentative conclusions as to the future prospects of the death penalty in Lesotho.

  • Document type NGO report
  • Themes list Due Process ,