Human right activist all over the world believes on abloishing the Capital punishment . However there are some of nations still continues with the death penalty . In 2003, according to Amnesty International, speaking to the UN Commission on Human Rights, 28 of those States executed 1,146 prisoners and some 2,756 persons were sentenced to death in 64 countries, and the true numbers were likely higher.
The first attempt by the international community at abolishing the death penalty, or simply minimizing its use, was in 1948 with the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It defines in detail the rights and freedoms of individuals, whereas the UN Charter had discussed human rights only in general terms.
The United Nations was created after the Second World War to prevent unnecessary death, according to its Charter, while the Universal Declaration further clarifies that goal in its article 3, stating that “everyone has the right to life”.
In reality, you can find , things are different after looking at the following stunning cases of Iran, Mauritania, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, the United Arab Emirates, Yemen and Nigeria apply the death penalty even for homosexuality, according to the International Lesbian and Gay Association.