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July 22 2012 | SWITZERLAND

Svizzera - Il Governo fortemente impegnato per l'abolizione universale della pena di morte (EN)

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 Swiss government wants to end death penalty everywhere

 July 19th 2012

 GENEVA, (AP) _ The Swiss government has reaffirmed its commitment toward seeking the abolition of the death penalty ``throughout the world.''

 A Foreign Ministry statement Thursday says Switzerland firmly opposes the death penalty ``in any and all circumstances'' anywhere on the planet.

The statement came in response to Hamas authorities hanging three Palestinians on Tuesday who were convicted of murder in different cases, the sixth such executions in the Gaza Strip this year.

Switzerlandcalled for a moratorium on capital punishment in the Gaza Strip, calling the death penalty ``a violation of the most fundamental of human rights.''

Switzerlandoutlawed capital punishment for civilians in 1942 and for the Swiss military in 1992. The country also belongs to the Council of Europe, which opposes the death penalty.

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