EU calls for moratorium on executions

EU calls for moratorium on executions

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Dhaka – The European Union in a statement on Thursday reitrerated its opposition to capital punishment which, it said, is not a deterrent against crime and renders miscarriages of justice irreversible.The European Union, Dhaka Delegation, issued the statement which said, “Three death sentences were executed in Bangladesh on 12 April 2017. The European Union universally opposes the use of capital punishment.
“Capital punishment is not a deterrent against crime and renders miscarriages of justice irreversible.
“The European Union Delegation to Bangladesh calls on the Bangladeshi authorities to introduce a moratorium on executions as a first step towards definitive abolition of capital punishment.”

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