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EU reaffirms its support against the death penalty

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The FINANCIAL — Today on the World and European Day Against the Death Penalty, the European Union and the Council of Europe reaffirm their opposition to the use of capital punishment in all circumstances and call for the universal abolition of the death penalty. EU welcomes the continued decline in the use of the death penalty, confirming the overall trend towards universal abolition. In 2019, for a second consecutive year, executions were carried out in only 20 countries around the world. This is a historic low, but it is nonetheless 20 countries too many. EU, therefore, uses this occasion to…

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EU reaffirms its support against the death penalty

3 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Today on the World and European Day Against the Death Penalty, the European Union and the Council of Europe reaffirm their opposition to the use of capital punishment in all circumstances and call for the universal abolition of the death penalty. EU welcomes the continued decline in the use of the death…