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Brazil - Human Rights Committee - Death Penalty - May 2023

Date: May 29, 2023
Document: Brazil DP CCPR Final.pdf (PDF 246.9 KB)
Country: Brazil
Type: Intl Mechanism Submission
Issues: Death Penalty
Mechanism: UN Human Rights Committee
Report Type: Shadow/Parallel Report

This report addresses Brazil's compliance with its international human rights obligations with respect to the death penalty. Brazil's Constitution limits the country's use of the death penalty, and the country is a party to the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rightswith reservations. This report examines the current state of the death penalty in Brazil.