10 October 2012

Tunisia: Amnesty International Tunisia Calls for Enshrining Abolition of Death Penalty in Constitution

Amnesty International shares statistics about the use of the death penalty across the world during 2011. ( Resource: World Against the Death Penalty 2012

Tunis — In a statement released Wednesday, on the World Day against Death Penalty, The Tunisia section of Amnesty International (AI) called on the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) to write the abolition of the death penalty into the Constitution, stating that "Every human being has the right to life and guaranteeing the "abolition of the death penalty."

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