As to the Second Protocol the resolution encourages countries to sign, it’s already been signed by almost all of Europe and South America, Australia, Canada, Mexico, and South Africa, among others. Abolishing the death penalty is a requirement for countries seeking to join the European Union.
A punishment can be an effective deterrent only if it is consistently and promptly employed. Capital punishment cannot be administered to meet these conditions .
Ali Moezzi is a political prisoner, and advocate of the Iranian People's Mojahedin Organization (Pmoi).
Why Did The . Vote Against A . Resolution Condemning The Death Penalty For Homosexuality?