Resolution 02: Abolition of death penalty

Proposal Reference: 
IN02

Short title

Abolition of the death penalty as a form of punishment

Proposed Resolution Points

  1. We demand that all nations immediately abolish the death penalty as a form of punishment.
  2. That Greens parties and groups in our region campaign for an end to the death penalt
Proposed by (person and country)

Bob Hale, Australia

Contact details (Email)

[email protected]

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Action to be taken from the resolution

 

Any policy background & reason for the resolution

Recently 2 Australians, along with people from several other countries, were executed by the Indonesian authorities.

Australia does not use the death penalty, but the Australian Greens believe our Government did not do enough to pressure the Indonesian Government, or to ensure Australian citizens were not put at risk of this penalty in the first place.

There has been much research to show this punishment is not an effective deterrent, and that the 2 people recently executed had reformed during their 10 years in jail.