Council of Europe Calls for a Ban on Trade in Items Used in Executions or Torture

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Friday, February 2, 2018
Author: 
Michael Plachta
Volume: 
34
Issue: 
2
Abstract: 

At its 9th sitting held on January 26, 2018, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Recommendation 2123 (2018) calling for strengthening international regulations against trade in goods used for torture and the death penalty. The debate and recommendation were based on a Report prepared by the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights.