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Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions. Communications to and from Governments, A/HRC/14/24/Add.1,18 June 2010: Iran

Iran: Concern about executions based on charges of homosexuality Violation alleged: Non-respect of international standards on safeguards and restrictions relating to the imposition of capital punishment Subject(s) of appeal: 7 males and 3 minors Character of reply: No response Observations of the Special Rapporteur: The Special Rapporteur regrets that the Government of Iran has failed […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions. Communications to and from Governments, A/HRC/14/24/Add.1,18 June 2010: Indonesia

Indonesia: Concern over legislation imposing the death penalty for non-serious crimes Violation alleged: Non-respect of international standards on safeguards and restrictions relating to the imposition of capital punishment Subject(s) of appeal: Group concern Character of reply: No response Observations of the Special Rapporteur: The Special Rapporteur regrets that the Government of Indonesia has failed to […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, A/HRC/14/24, 20 May 2010

III. REVIEW OF ISSUES ADDRESSED AND RESEARCH UNDERTAKEN F. The death penalty 52. In the death penalty context it has also been necessary to address the relationship between international legal obligations and sharia law or Islamic criminal law as applied in some countries. Specifically, reports have discussed stoning, the illegality of the death penalty for […]

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 […]

Joint Statement on draft Nigerian Bill outlawing same-sex relationships, 23 February 2007: Nigeria

Joint Statement from the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Human Rights Defenders, the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, and the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard […]

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 […]