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International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI)

The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) works with the global legal community to promote and protect human rights and the independence of the legal profession worldwide.

The IBAHRI is an autonomous and substantively independent entity of the International Bar Association (IBA), the world’s leading organisation of international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies. The IBA has a membership of over 80,000 individual lawyers, and 190 bar associations and law societies, spanning over 160 countries.

On 15 May 2008, the IBAHRI Council adopted its Resolution on the Abolition of the Death Penalty, which considers, inter alia, the clear trend towards viewing the death penalty as a breach of international human rights standards, as well as committing the IBAHRI to actively promoting the abolition of the death penalty.

The IBAHRI opposes and condemns the death penalty in all circumstances.

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Chancery House Chancery Lane 53-64
WC2A 1LG London
Phone 0044 (0)20 7842 0090