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Norway MFA

#Norway strongly urges #SriLanka to refrain from resuming executions and reinstating the death penalty. We oppose the use of #deathpenalty in all circumstances #abolitionnow


2019-06-28 17:48:54

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Statement on the death penalty
Norway is deeply concerned that Sri Lanka intends to implement the death penalty, which would put an end to Sri Lanka’s 43-year moratorium on the use of this cruel and irreversible punishment. As recently as December 2018, Sri Lanka was one of 120 countries that voted in favour of a UN General Assembly resolution calling for a moratorium on the use of the death penalty. The vote was a tangible sign of the global trend to move away from the use of the death penalty. Implementation of the death penalty