A/HRC/10/44
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CONTENTS
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I. INTRODUCTION ................................................................................

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II. ACTIVITIES OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR .............................

4 - 28

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A.

Communications concerning human rights violations ................

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B.

Country visits ..............................................................................

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C.

Highlights of key presentations and consultations .....................

8 - 24

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D.

Press statements ..........................................................................

25 - 28

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III. THE DEATH PENALTY IN THE LIGHT OF THE
PROHIBITION OF CRUEL, INHUMAN AND
DEGRADING PUNISHMENT ...........................................................

29 - 48

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A.

Trend towards the abolition of capital punishment ....................

30 - 34

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B.

Evolution of the prohibition of corporal punishment .................

35 - 37

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C.

Capital punishment in the light of the prohibition of cruel,
inhuman and degrading punishment ...........................................

38 - 40

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D.

The death penalty and human dignity .........................................

41 - 45

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E.

Conclusions and recommendations ............................................

46 - 48

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IV. APPLYING A HUMAN RIGHTS-BASED APPROACH TO
DRUG POLICIES ................................................................................

49 - 74

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International drug policies and human rights:
two separate issues ......................................................................

49 - 53

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Drugs and the right to personal integrity
and human dignity ......................................................................

54

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C.

Drug users in the criminal justice system ...................................

55 - 67

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D.

Palliative care/access to pain relief suffers
from drug-control barriers ..........................................................

68 - 70

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Conclusions and recommendations ............................................

71 - 74

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E.

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