International procedural guarantees providing protection of persons accused in perpetration of grave crimes from an arbitrary execution

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This article analyzes the evolution of the right to life through the prism of international instruments. The article stresses that, in the context of protecting the human right to life of those who is sentenced to death shall have the right to seek pardon or commutation of the sentence. Amnesty, pardon or commutation of sentence of death may be granted in all cases. It is concluded that a person accused of committing heinous crimes, is entitled to protection from arbitrary executions. As a practical aspect of the activity is considered the UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary executions without trial or arbitrary executions.

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А Kh Abashidze

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

Email: aslan.
Кафедра международного права; Российский университет дружбы народов; Peoples' Friendship University of Russia


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