Recommendation 1722 (i)

To commute the death sentence imposed for murder arising out of the events of February/March 2011, in the light of the preference of Article 6 of the ICCPR for the abolition of the death penalty and the concerns regarding the fairness of trials conducted by the National Safety Court.

Status

Trials are still ongoing for those who were sentenced to death.

Government Claim

(source: www.govactions.bh on 3/3/2012)

A final death sentence has not been passed in any case arising out of the unrest. If such a sentence is confirmed by a final judgment, the Government will consider this recommendation.

Recommendation 1722 (i)
Commute death sentences
Status: N/A
Government claim: N/A

Summary:

  • Background Trials are still ongoing for those who were sentenced to death