The application of the death penalty has occupied a number of United Nations human rights treaty bodies, and in particular the Human Rights Committee established under article 28 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (hereinafter referred to as ICCPR).
Schmidt, Markus G.
"Universality Of Human Rights And Thedeath Penalty-The Approach Of The Human Rights Committee,"
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