At various times subsequently (2007, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2013) the UN General Assembly has issued Moratoriums encouraging member states to respect international standards that protect the rights of those facing the death penalty, to progressively restrict its use and reduce the number of offences which are punishable by death. This practice continues.
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