Capital punishment was abolished in Guinea-Bissau in 1993.[1] It last executed in 1986.[2] In February 1993, the National People's Assembly (Guinea-Bissau) passed an amendment to the constitution which abolished the death penalty for aggravated murder and treason.[3]

Guinea-Bissau signed the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights on 12 Sep 2000, and ratified it on 24 Sep 2013.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Abolitionist and retentionist countries (as of July 2018)". Amnesty International. 23 October 2018. Retrieved 25 July 2022.
  2. ^ "Abolitionist and retentionist countries (as of July 2018)". Amnesty International. 23 October 2018. Retrieved 25 July 2022.
  3. ^ "Death Penalty News February 1993" (PDF). Amnesty International. February 1993. Retrieved 25 July 2022.
  4. ^ "12. Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty". United Nations Treaty Collection. Retrieved 25 July 2022.