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Barbados - Universal Periodic Review - Death Penalty - October 2022

Date: October 11, 2022
Document: Barbados UPR Death Penalty FINAL.pdf (PDF 430.4 KB)
Country: Barbados
Type: Intl Mechanism Submission
Issues: Death Penalty
Mechanism: Universal Periodic Review
Report Type: Stakeholder Report

This report addresses Barbados' compliance with its international human rights obligations with respect to the death penalty.  This report recommends that Barbados finalize its efforts to abolish the death penalty, commute the sentences of people currently under sentence of death, bring detention conditions into compliance with international human rights standards, and ensure the fair trial and due process rights of all persons suspected of committing crimes, including crimes that are currently capital offenses.