Executions in 2018: min. 690 plus 'thousands' in China

Human Rights Tools

On the following pages we're trying to give you an outline of the most important treaties, conventions and resolutions concerning the death penalty.

Knowledge of these international agreements is vital for evaluating news or events as they develop in a country. Also, these documents are important aids for writing petitions and more.

How to write a petition

Are you insecure about what to write in your petition?

Drafting petitions is not difficult – all you have to know is what to write in which way. You’ll find a detailed guide to petition drafting here.