drug realted offences report

2019: Drug-Related Offences, Criminal Justice Responses and the Use of the Death Penalty in South-East Asia

The Human Rights Council recommends, in accordance with article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the jurisprudence of the United Nations Human Rights Committee and the United Nations Economic and Social Council Safeguards that guarantee protection of the rights of those facing the death penalty1 (see chapter II, section A of this document), as well as other international standards, that persons convicted of drug-related offences should not be subject to the death penalty.

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