Guillotine used in Luxembourg from 1798 to 1821

Capital punishment in Luxembourg was abolished for all crimes in 1979.[1][2]

The last execution in Luxembourg took place in 1949.[1]

Luxembourg is a member of the European Union and of the Council of Europe; and has also signed and ratified Protocol no.13. Luxembourg is also a state party to the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights; it signed the treaty on 13 February 1990 and ratified it on 12 February 1992.[3] Luxembourg voted in favor of the United Nations moratorium on the death penalty all eight times, in 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, and 2020.

References

  1. ^ a b "HANDS OFF CAIN against death penalty in the world". Handsoffcain.info. Retrieved 2015-12-07.
  2. ^ "Why Amnesty opposes the death penalty without exception". Amnesty.org. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  3. ^ "12. Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty". un.org. Retrieved 22 July 2022.