Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran


Second Optional Protocol to the ICCPR, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty, Article 1.1

The States Parties to the present Protocol, Believing that abolition of the death penalty contributes to enhancement of human dignity and progressive development of human rights, ... Have agreed as follows: No one within the jurisdiction of a State Party to the present Protocol shall be executed.