NGO report

THE MOST IMPORTANT FACTS OF 2007 (and the first six months of 2008)

By HANDS OFF CAIN, on 1 January 2008

The U.N. Moratorium on Executions : On December 18, 2007, with 104 votes in favour, 54 votes against and 29 abstentions, the United Nations 62nd General Assembly (UNGA) adopted a Resolution that calls upon all States that still maintain the death penalty to “Establish a moratorium on executions with a view to abolishing the death penalty.”