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16th World Day Against the Death Penalty (10 October 2018)

On this 16th World Day Against the Death Penalty, France reaffirms its opposition to the death penalty everywhere and in all circumstances.
France is committed to the universal abolition of this unjust, inhumane and ineffective punishment and calls on all nations that still apply the death penalty to establish a moratorium on it with a view to its definitive abolition.
France welcomes the decision by Mongolia, Guinea and Burkina Faso to abolish the death penalty. It also welcomes Gambia’s (…)

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