Le Haut-Commissariat exhorte les organisations de la société civile à fournir des informations actualisées sur l'application de la peine de mort. Pour en savoir plus, en anglais, veuillez lire les informations ci-dessous.


In its decision 18/117 adopted on 28 September 2011, the Human Rights Council requested "the Secretary-General to continue to submit to the Human Rights Council, in consultation with Governments, specialized agencies and intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, a yearly supplement to his quinquennial report on capital punishment and the implementation of the safeguards guaranteeing protection of the rights of those facing the death penalty, paying special attention to the imposition of the death penalty on persons younger than 18 years of age at the time of the offence, on pregnant women and on person with mental or intellectual disabilities:. Furthermore, in its resolution 22/11, adopted on quinquennial report of the Secretary-General on the question of the death penalty will continue to inform" on the matter of "the human rights of children of parents sentenced to the death penalty or executed".