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In Defense of the Right to Life: International Law and Death Penalty in the Philippines

A study by the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines and Dr. Christopher Ward, SC, Australian Bar, Adjunct Professor, Australian National University

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CHR Advisories

Advisory on the Validity of the Philippines’ Ratification of the Second Optional Protocol - CHR (V) A2020-017

July 09, 2020, Commission on Human Rights

The CHRP issues this Advisory examining the process of ratification of the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Aiming at the Abolition of the Death Penalty. This document is issued in response to the claim of allies of the current administration that the Philippines did not undergo the traditional process of ratification of the Second Optional Protocol and is, therefore, not bound by it.

 

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