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In Slovenia the last execution was a hanging which took place in 1957. The death penalty was abolished in 1989 when Slovenia was still a federal republic of the former Yugoslavia. When Slovenia introduced its democratic constitution on the 23 December 1991 capital punishment became unconstitutional.

Article 17 (Inviolability of Human Life)

Human life is inviolable. There is no capital punishment in Slovenia.

Constitution of Slovenia

On the 1st of July 1994 protocol No. 6 to the ECHR came into force. Later Slovenia also adopted the Second Optional Protocol to the ICCPR.

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