TONGA: UPR Submission on Inhuman Sentencing

Summary: Our research indicates that in Tonga, people may be lawfully sentenced to death, corporal punishment and life imprisonment for crimes committed while under the age of 18.

This report was submitted ahead of the 15th Session of the Universal Periodic Review as part of our campaign against inhuman sentencing of children - defined to include sentences of death, life imprisonment and corporal punishment.

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