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Measures against the trade in goods used for the death penalty, torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

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STRASBOURG 16 April 2021
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Measures against the trade in goods used for the death penalty, torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

On 31 March 2021, the Committee of Ministers has adopted the Recommendation CM/Rec(2021)2 to its member States on measures against the trade in goods used for the death penalty, torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishement, thus inviting member States to regularly review their national legislation and practice related to this serious issue, in order to make sure that they comply with the measures set out in the appendix to this Recommendation.

This instrument has been prepared by the Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH) in close co-operation with representatives of the civil society.

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