The Death Penalty for Drug Offences: Global Overview 2018

The death penalty for drug offences is a clear violation of international human rights law. Numerous international authorities and legal scholars have reaffirmed this point, including the UN Human Rights Committee as recently as 2018.

Since Harm Reduction International began monitoring the use of this abhorrent practice in 2007, annual implementation of the death penalty for drug offences has fluctuated markedly.  https://www.hri.global/death-penalty-drugs-2018?utm_source=Harm+Reduction+International+Newsletter&utm_campaign=42511e12e9-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_09_10_11_46_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_81a3d8b752-42511e12e9-163461117&sfns=mo

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