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United States - Human Rights Council - Death Penalty - September 2014

Date: September 1, 2014
Country: United States of America
Type: Intl Mechanism Submission
Issues: Death Penalty, Due Process and Fair Trial, International Advocacy, Torture
Mechanism: Universal Periodic Review
Report Type: Stakeholder Report
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22nd Session of the Working Group on the UPR Human Rights Council (April-May 2015)

Partners: The Greater Caribbean for Life (co-submitting Section IV) and The Puerto Rican Coalition against the Death Penalty (co-submitting Section IV)

This joint stakeholder report addresses four main issues concerning the death penalty in the United States: 1) innocence; 2) lethal injection; 3) consular notification; and 4) Puerto Rico.