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‘I will never stop calling for an end to the death penalty,’ Ban vows at launch of new UN publication
5 November 2015
No room for death penalty in 21st century, says UN official, citing decline in support for capital punishment
3 November 2015
‘Death penalty has no place in 21st century,’ declares UN chief
2 July 2014
UN rights office welcomes new US Supreme Court death penalty ruling
30 May 2014
Somalia: UN rights office calls for moratorium after ‘hasty’ execution of alleged murderer
4 April 2014
UN human rights office deeply alarmed at mass imposition of death penalty in Egypt
25 March 2014
Iran: UN human rights office urges death penalty moratorium amid spike in executions
21 February 2014
Ban urges countries to abolish death penalty, increase transparency surrounding procedure
28 June 2013
Stressing Odds Stacked against Poor, Disenfranchised, Secretary-General Calls for Halt to Executions, Universal Ban on Death Penalty
New York, 21 September 2016
Secretary-General's remarks at Launch of the Book "Moving Away from the Death Penalty"
New York, 5 November 2015
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