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European Union statement on World Day against the Death Penalty

On the occasion of World Day against the Death Penalty, 10 October 2018, the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe have issued a joint statement. They wish to raise awareness of the consequences of the death penalty and urge those countries still applying the death penalty to commute any remaining death sentences to prison terms and, in any case, to ensure that conditions of detention respect human dignity.

Read the full statement here



10.10.2018  08:44