Children and the death penalty: Amnesty International’s written statement for the UN Human Rights Council’s annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child (“Children and the administration of justice”): 19th session of the Human Rights Council (27 February – 23 March 2012)

Children and the death penalty: Amnesty International’s written statement for the UN Human Rights Council’s annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child (“Children and the administration of justice”): 19th session of the Human Rights Council (27 February – 23 March 2012)

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Index Number: IOR 41/003/2012
Date Published: 13 February 2012

This statement focuses on issues related to children and the death penalty including children of parents under the death sentence and children and the practice of diyah. For the Human Rights Council’s full-day meeting on “Children and the administration of justice”, Amnesty International has also submitted a separate written statement on “Lengthy terms of imprisonment and detention of children”.


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