The Constitutionality/Constitutionalisation of the Death Penalty in Cameroon and Ghana: An Appraisal on the Right to Life
作者: Eric Che MUMA
刊名: RAIS Journal for Social Sciences, 2018, Vol.2 (2)
来源数据库: Research Association for Interdisciplinary Studies
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1843162
关键词: Right to lifeDeath penaltyConstitutionConstitutionalityInternational law
原始语种摘要: Since the introduction of democratic reforms by states, the practice of death penalty is perceived by many, especially the developing states as a means to fight criminality and to minimise the number of crimes committed in the society. This sanction imposed by states seems to contradict most constitutional principles and the rights promised within it. The right to life, like any other fundamental right is most precious from which all other rights derived their validity. This right is promised by almost all states to their nationals within their respective constitutional order. The entrenchment of the right to life within the constitution, and the ratification of international human rights treaties, imposes a direct obligation on state parties to respect and to protect all its nationals...
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  • penalty 罚款
  • right 右边的
  • obligation 义务
  • abolition 废除
  • contentious 争议
  • respect 珍视
  • favour 促成
  • alongside 船边
  • constitutional 宪法
  • precious 贵重的