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Eleos Justice –State-sanctioned killing of sexual minorities 

A global snapshot shows that states subject sexual minorities to extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, discriminatory homicide laws, torture, deaths in custody, coerced sex-reassignment surgeries, and conversion therapies.

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AUSTRALIA’S STRATEGY FOR ABOLITION OF THE DEATH PENALTY

June 2018, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Australia opposes the death penalty in all circumstances for all people”.

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Eleos Justice – Killing in the name of God: State-sanctioned Violations of Religious Freedom

As of 2020, blasphemy was formally criminalised in some 84 countries. As many as 21 countries criminalised apostasy as of 2019. In at least 12 countries, such offences are death eligible.

This report examines the extent to which States commit, or are complicit in, killings that violate religious freedom.

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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: DEATH PENALTY AND EXECUTIONS 2018

Published annually by Amnesty International.

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JUDGED FOR MORE THAN HER CRIME: A GLOBAL OVERVIEW OF WOMEN FACING THE DEATH PENALTY

September 2018, The Cornell Center on Death Penalty Worldwide: A Report of the Alice Project, Cornell Law School

By the end of 2018 there were 19,336 people under a death sentence.Amnesty International, Amnesty International Global Report: Death Sentences and Executions 2018 (2019), 11.