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Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/SDN/CO/3, 29 August 2007: Sudan

19. The imposition in the State party of the death penalty for offences which cannot be characterized as the most serious, including embezzlement by officials, robbery with violence and drug trafficking, as well as practices which should not be criminalised such as committing a third homosexual act and illicit sex, is incompatible with article 6 […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, follow-up to country recommendations, E/CN.4/2006/53/Add.2, March 27, 2006

IV the Sudan 2. The “most serious crimes” requirement 150. The death penalty appears to continue to be applicable for the offences of apostasy, homosexual acts and adultery, which were all found by the Human Rights Committee not to fulfill the criteria of “most serious crimes” when it considered, in 1997, the second periodic report […]