Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: Death Penalty

  • The Death Penalty in Sri Lanka: Hanging by a Thread

    –Mario Gomez, Executive Director, International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Sri Lanka In December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly (GA) voted overwhelmingly once again, for a universal moratorium on the use of the death penalty.[1] 121 countries voted in favour, 35 voted against, and 32 abstained.