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Second Optional Protocol to the ICCPR: abolition of death penalty

Adopted on 15 December 1989
Entry into force on 11 July 1991
Ratified by 81 States (as at 26 May 2014; current count)

For Switzerland:
SR 0.103.22 (AS / RO 1994 2201)
Ratified on 16 July 1994
Entry into force on 16 September 1994
Dispatch of 3 February 1993: BBI 1993 I 995 (in German) / FF 1993 I 943 (in French)

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This treaty could be ratified by Switzerland on 16 June 1994, after the Parliament abolished death penalty in the military penal law.

Update: 27.05.2014

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