Manual on the Effective Prevention and Investigation of Extra-Legal, Arbitrary and Summary Executions (Minnesota Protocol)
Document: Minnesota Protocol 1991 (PDF 455.3 KB)
Issues: Due Process and Fair Trial, Expression and Opinion, Extrajudicial Killing, Human Rights Defenders, International Advocacy, Technical Assistance, Capacity Building, Training
The result of several years of analysis, research and drafting undertaken because of the extra-legal, arbitrary and summary executions throughout the world. The manual, greatly facilitated by The Advocates, provides technical advice for meaningful implementation of the Principles adopted by the U.N. Economic and Social Council in the February 1990 session in Vienna. Hard copies available in Arabic and French.