This report presents the summaries of cases transmitted to the Governments and the replies received from them. It notes the high rate of violence in Colombia which is linked to the drug trafficking within the country.
It also mentions that capital punishment is imposed for drug-related offences in Iraq, Singapore, Malaysia and United States and that under the laws of several countries, the guarantees of a fair trial are not respected. (See paragraphs 110, 184, 210, 280 and 326).
Citation: Bacre Waly Ndiaye, 'Report by the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions: Country situations' (1994) E/CN.4/1995/61