Peru

Abolitionist for ordinary crimes onlyLegal status of the death penalty*
0Number of individuals currently under sentence of death
0Executions in 2021
0Executions in 2020
0Executions in 2019

0Last known execution
Method(s) of execution
Party to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Party to the Second Optional Protocol to the ICCPR, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty
Party to the American Convention on Human Rights
Party to the Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights to Abolish the Death Penalty
UN Moratorium Resolution (2010): cosponsor
UN Moratorium Resolution (2010): vote
UN Moratorium Resolution (2010): has signed the Note Verbale of Dissociation
UN Moratorium Resolution (2012): cosponsor
UN Moratorium Resolution (2012): vote
UN Moratorium Resolution (2012): has signed the Note Verbale of Dissociation
Does the country have a mandatory death penalty?
2021-02-18Last update


Source: Cornell Center on the Death Penalty Worldwide
*Source of classification: Amnesty International

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Ratification Kit – Peru

By World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, on14 October 2020


2020

Lobbying

Peru

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This Ratification Kit is designed for government decision-makers. It gives the procedure to ratify or accede to the Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty, and arguments to convince target countries to endorse it. Governments are not likely to have an expert understanding of the Second Optional Protocol. This document may contain answers to government concerns that will be addressed to you during your lobbying action.

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