Malaysia should impose moratorium on death penalty
- (i) the Malaysian government pledged to introduce a bill aiming to
abolish the mandatory death penalty for all offences and a review of the
existing death row cases.
- (ii) the Malaysian Government instate an official moratorium on
executions pending the assessment of the report on effectiveness of the
- (iii) the Malaysian Government ratify the International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights, in particular its Second Optional Protocol
and to remove the reservation to the Convention on the Rights of the
Child allowing for capital punishment for children to properly reflect
the position of the law under the Child Act of 2001.